Cloud adoption is increasing quickly as organizations are looking to reduce IT cost, increase agility and better support business functions. However, cloud security issues remain a key concern and critical barrier to faster adoption of cloud services.

This report is the result of comprehensive research in cooperation with the 250,000+ member Information Security Community on LinkedIn to explore the specific drivers and risk factors of cloud infrastructure, how organizations are using the cloud, whether the promise of the cloud is living up to the hype, and how organizations using cloud security solutions.