2022 Thales Cloud
The Changing Face of Data Security
The 2022 Thales Cloud Security Study polled nearly 2,800 IT professionals in 17 countries in five regions (U.S., Canada, Europe and the Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Latin America). This Europe and Middle East (EME) report focuses on six key countries across the region – France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom (U.K.), and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The study examines major cloud and cloud security trends that are reflected in the survey data across the region. In this report, we consider trends seen in EME, how they compare globally and with other regions – as well as with prior research – and how all these factors are manifested in EME.
Analysis from 451 Research, part of S&P Global Market Intelligence, based on a survey with almost 2,800 security professionals worldwide.
of EME respondents agree it is more complex to manage privacy and data protection regulations in the cloud than in on-premises networks
of surveyed EME enterprises reported failing an audit within the past 12 months
of EME respondents said regulatory compliance was the primary driver for where and how encryption is used in the cloud
Encryption still #1 choice to protect data in the cloud
of respondents said encryption was the top tool to secure data in the cloud. Yet 76% say that less than 60% of their sensitive data in the cloud has been encrypted.