Catbird Study Reveals that Private Cloud Security Keeps IT up at Night

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A survey among IT professionals identifies the primary security concerns in cloud-based data management.

An infographic published by Catbird presents a study conducted among IT professionals to discover what they considered to be the overarching challenges regarding virtual infrastructure and private cloud management.

The document illustrates the surprising findings when Catbird surveyed 136 IT professionals across a range of industries. 80 percent of the respondents said that security was their central concern in private cloud deployment, yet only 55 percent had plans to implement continuous monitoring of private cloud systems. Additionally, of the 57 percent that had not yet deployed a virtual firewall or other virtualized controls, only 12 respondents planned to upgrade their security in the next 12 months.

Catbird delivers policy-based virtual security that includes asset discovery, micro-segmentation and continuous monitoring so you can know what’s running in your cloud or virtual data center, apply protection to individual virtual machines, and monitor and enforce your policies in real time.

For more information, take a look at the infographic.

About Catbird:
Catbird brings the power, agility and automation of the cloud to security policy and compliance, with a solution that automates, instruments and enforces policy while providing proof of continuous compliance. Customers rely on Catbird for managing cloud and virtualized infrastructure subject to compliance requirements including HIPAA, PCI-DSS, FISMA and SOX. The company is a winner of four Best of ShowFinalist Awards at VMworld, CRN’s 2013 Virtualization 50 and SC Magazine’s “Innovator of the Year” for virtualization security. For more information please visit: http://www.catbird.com

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