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Study: Compliance biggest cloud security challenge

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    According to a new report by cloud security company CipherCloud, compliance is the single biggest concern for large organizations looking at cloud adoption.

    The company surveyed its 100-plus large global customers and found that, for 64 percent, compliance was their top cloud security obstacle, followed by unprotected data for 32 percent.

    Of those concerned most about compliance, 58 percent said that cloud services violated data protection laws in their country, 31 percent said they violated internal security policies, and 11 percent said they violated laws against moving sensitive data out of a country.

    As a result of the data residency laws in particular, there were significant geographical differences in whether companies opted for encryption or tokenization.

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