2016 Global Cloud Security Study - Full Report
This report presents the findings of The 2016 Global Cloud Data Security Study sponsored by Gemalto.
The purpose of this research is to understand trends in cloud governance and security practices since the
study was first conducted in 2014.
We surveyed 3,476 IT and IT security practitioners in
the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany,
France, Japan, Russian Federation, India and Brazil
who are familiar and involved in their company’s use of
both public and private cloud resources.
The report covers cloud security trends anyone interested in how to protect data across different environments should know.
Some of the topics include:
Types of corporate data stored in the cloud and at risk
Shadow IT and data security governance practices
Who is responsible for cloud security
Important factors for selecting a cloud provider
The increasing importance of cloud encryption
How encryption keys are being stored
Addressing identity and access management challenges created by the cloud