THE PANDEMIC, along with current economic and societal upheavals, has turbo-boosted the enormous, rapid adoption of cloud technologies. Today, nearly 70% of organizations host more than half their workloads in the cloud, up from just 31% in 2021. As cloud migration continues, many organizations struggle with application development security. Our research that includes regularly engaging with and interviewing security, DevOps technical and line-of-business leadership across industries and has identified the top five risks facing organizations as they adopt cloud-native approaches to application development and deployment.