Trust in the Cloud Report

Over a series of customer and prospect events, Rapid7 surveyed participants to gain some insight into what cloud security solution customers might be feeling when it comes to automating security solutions. Our findings were clear: Security automation is the next big step for the cloud, and it’s already well on its way.

Trust in the cloud is high
Over 90% of respondents believe that cloud operations are critical to the competitiveness of their business.
Most organizations consider automation trustworthy as well
Slightly fewer (about 86%) trust automation in their cloud security at least as much as human professionals.
Implementation lags behind for now, but it’s catching up
Only about 47% of respondents have actually implemented automation in their cloud security program, although another 25% are planning to in the next 12 months.