2018 Global Encryption Trends Study

A survey of over 5,200 qualified respondents from 12 countries. Find out how encryption and key management strategies are changing in today’s environment.

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2018 Global Encryption Trends Study

2018 Global Encryption Trends Study

This 13th edition of the Global Encryption Trends Study, conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Thales eSecurity, reveals changing encryption strategies being driven by increased cloud use and accelerated compliance initiatives.

Key Statistics


Have either partially or extensively deployed public cloud encryption


Will only use keys that THEY control for data-at-rest encryption


Have an encryption strategy applied consistently across their enterprise

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2018 Global Encryption Trends Study Conducted by the Ponemon Institute, the 2018 Global Encryption Trends Study is based on a survey of over 5,200 individuals in 12 countries. Download Now