Protecting Data In The Cloud: 10 Top Security Measures


7. Cloud Encryption Rising

The Ponemon survey found that hardware security modules are likely to become more important for businesses that can afford the devices to manage encryption and keys. Thirty-seven percent of respondents said the organization encrypts data in motion during the transfer between the enterprise and the cloud. Thirty-one percent said their organization encrypts data persistently before it is transferred to the cloud provider, where it remains encrypted within the cloud.