The new top driver for encryption is revealed – and it’s personal.

For the first time ever, results show encryption is being used to protect personal customer data more than for any other reason – even more than to meet compliance mandates. The 2020 Global Encryption Trends Study highlights how leading organizations are applying their encryption strategies, with detailed insights into the use cases that are growing the fastest.

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48%

have an encryption strategy applied consistently across their enterprise.

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21%

reported an increase in encryption use within public cloud services over the last 4 years.

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60%

say their organization plans to use blockchain.

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About the study

The Ponemon Institute has published the Global Encryption Trends Study for the past 15 years. This year’s results were based on a survey of 6,457 individuals in 17 countries/regions.

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