Protecting Data In The Cloud: 10 Top Security Measures

10. Focus Turning To Cloud Access Controls

Identity and access management was seen as the top data protection priority, followed by data discovery and data protection when in use within business applications, the Ponemon survey found. Businesses are searching for ways to federate identity across systems. Some firms added multifactor authentication measures to protect against password misuse. Meanwhile, encryption was used for data backup, on internal networks and within cloud services and databases.

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