'Education' can help overcome agencies' unease about cloud security, leaders say

FedScoop: A new survey finds that although cloud adoption has come a long way in federal agencies, IT leaders still cite security concerns as a key issue in moving away from on-premises infrastructure. There are ways to get past those hangups, though, according to panelists at a recent cybersecurity event.

The Ponemon Institute study — conducted in partnership with Forcepoint and discussed during the Cybersecurity Leadership Forum on April 4— found that 67 percent of federal IT professionals say concerns about security are holding back cloud adoption at their agency.

Read article