Experts On Organisations Worldwide Failing To Adequately Protect Sensitive Data In The Cloud

According to reports, a new piece of research issued today found that a worrying gap is appearing between the rapid growth of data being stored in the cloud and an organization’s approach to security. Surveying over 3,000 IT and IT security practitioners in several countries across the globe, the research uncovered that only one in three (31%) companies believe protecting data in the cloud is their own responsibility. A similar number – only one third (32%) of organizations – admit that they employ a security-first approach to storing data in the cloud, revealing a lack of awareness about the importance of protecting sensitive data in the cloud.

Boris Cipot, Senior Sales Engineer ,  Synopsys
October 09, 2019
Service providers are responsible for the security of the cloud, while clients remain in charge of the security of their assets in the cloud.
Almost every company in the world collects some sort of user data. There is virtually no service that doesn’t require its users to hand over identifiable information, which in many cases is also sensitive enough to be valuable to cybercriminals looking for a profit. When a database of personally identifiable information is compromised, both the company that suffers the breach and the customers w ....
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