2017 Middle East Encryption Trends

The study is based on a survey of 316 IT security professionals
based in the Middle East

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2017 Middle East Encryption Trends Study

This Middle East edition of the twelfth installment of the Global Encryption Trends Study, conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Thales eSecurity, reveals both deployment plans and pains associated with increasingly aggressive cloud and data protection strategies.

Key Statistics


Use Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) on-premise to help secure cloud applications


Rate employee mistakes as the most significant threat to sensitive data


Have a consistent encryption strategy

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2017 Middle East Encryption Trends Study Conducted by the Ponemon Institute, the 2017 Middle East Encryption Trends Study is based on a survey of 316 individuals in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Download Now