The total number of mission-critical applications running in public clouds almost doubled between 2020 and 2022, and we expect this growth to continue. With this statistic in mind, no one argues against the need to prioritize securing multi-cloud estates.
Public cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services and the Google Cloud Platform have significant resources and expertise dedicated to cloud security. But what are cloud providers actually responsible for securing vs. what an IT team needs to manage? The short answer: it depends on what the company buys.