September 19, 2014 by

A New Study Finds That 72% of Businesses Do Not Trust That Cloud Providers Comply with Data Protection Laws

A new study, published by the Netskope and Ponemon Institute, finds that 7 out of 10 European businesses do not trust cloud companies in complying with state laws and regulations regarding data breach protection and privacy.

According to the study, 53% of respondents believe that using cloud services increases the likelihood of data breach. In addition to that, the study found that 84% of companies asked believe that the cloud service providers would not notify them immediately in case a data breach occurred. 77% doubt that the cloud provider would notify them immediately if the data breach involved loss or theft of customer data.

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