Cloud-driven IT decentralisation increases security risk
"IT management has become increasingly decentralised in the last three years and businesses are struggling to address it. Many believe tech departments aren't ready to face this trend, which they believe will increase enterprise security risk.
These findings come from new cloud research on IT management, commissioned by VMWare and conducted by Vanson Bourne. Researchers expanded on a previous VMWare-sponsored study by The Economist Intelligence Unit, which focused on decentralisation of enterprise tech.
As part of the Vanson Bourne study, researchers polled 3,300 people in August and September 2016. Respondents represented 20 industries and came from 20 countries across the Americas (24%), Asia-Pacific (39%) and EMEA (36%).
Half of respondents were decision makers in their organisation's IT department, said Chloe Byrne, project manager at Vanson Bourne. The other half are ‘business decision makers’ from departments including business direction and strategy, engineering, finance and operations.”
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