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At a fundamental level, cloud security is data security. Yet, many organizations are struggling to identify and protect the data they’ve stored in the cloud. In fact, research shows that while 80% of organizations store sensitive data in the cloud, 53% experienced a cyberattack on their cloud infrastructure within the last 12 months.
With so many complex threats online, today’s organizations need to be able to detect and respond to cloud breaches in a matter of minutes if they want to protect their mission-critical data. One way to do this is with real-time data detection and response.
That’s why cloud data security leader Dig Security, is using cloud data detection and response (DDR) to address cloud-based threats in real time. Today, the company announced it has secured a $34 million series A investment led by venture capital firm SignalFire.
The reality of modern cloud security
One of the main reasons why cloud detection and response is becoming more important for enterprises is the cloud skills gap.
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A (ISC)² report shows that while 39% of organizations have more than half of their workloads in the cloud, 93% are moderately to extremely concerned about the massive skills shortage of qualified cybersecurity professionals.
The problem is that few organizations have the internal expertise to not only identify the data that’s stored across the cloud or where data lives within the environment, but to protect it from increasingly complex threat actors.
“The number and variety of data assets in the cloud are exploding, being driven by multicloud environments, microservices, and massive increases in remote work. Today there is more data in public clouds than on-premises, and data represents more …