C-level executives are less concerned with security and more likely to bring cloud applications and services into their businesses – even against the policies of their own businesses, according to a survey published Wednesday. And in tandem with the phenomenon of shadow IT (users bringing their own tech into the business) challenging information security, these C-level executives should act to catalyse their businesses’ embrace of new technologies.
A report published today by Fujistu suggests that trust in businesses to keep customer data secure has hit a ten-year low, with less than ten per cent of consumers claiming they have faith in organisations to protect their data.
Big data is starting to gain mainstream acceptance among enterprises large and small as they seek to make more data-driven strategic decisions. But according to a survey published this week the data being used to make these decisions tends to be owned by central IT functions rather than the specific divisions of the enterprise making those decisions.
Churches that use cloud computing to connect with their followers report having much more engaged constituents and benefit from increased donations according to the results of a new survey published today.
But the survey found that most respondents did not see the need to move away from their existing hosted services, citing that they would see no additional benefit from moving over to the cloud – and just eight per cent said it would mean a big change in the way they currently worked.