Sensitive data resides in the cloud

March 24, 2015


With the vast majority of enterprises now making use of cloud environments, 54 percent globally reported keeping sensitive information within the cloud, according to Vormetric. With databases and file servers typically rated as top risks for storage of sensitive information, they are now also joined by big data environments – with big data (31 percent) seen by ITDMs as slightly more at risk than file servers (29 percent).

Although these numbers indicate that the benefits from cloud platforms are driving adoption, most IT decision makers have concerns about relinquishing security and control when they deploy cloud technology. 46 percent express concerns that market pressures are forcing them to use cloud services.

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