What is the nCipher Global Encryption Trends Study?

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What is the nCipher Global Encryption Trends Study?

The nCipher Global Encryption Trends Study conducted by Ponemon Institute examines how the use of encryption has evolved over the past years and the impact of this technology on the security posture of organizations. The first encryption trends study was conducted in 2005 for a US sample of respondents. Since then Ponemon has expanded the scope of the research to include respondents in all regions of the world.

For the 2019 nCipher Global Encryption Trends Study, 5,856 individuals were surveyed across multiple industry sectors in 14 countries/regions: Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, the Middle East (which is a combination of respondents located in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates), the Russian Federation, South Korea, the United Kingdom, the United States and, two new regions in Asia for the first time, Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam) and Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Topics covered include:

  • Strategy and adoption of encryption
  • Trends in encryption adoption
  • Threats, main drivers and priorities
  • Deployment choices
  • Encryption features considered most important
  • Attitudes about key management
  • Importance of hardware security modules (HSMs)
  • Budget allocations
  • Cloud encryption

You can download the 2019 Global Encryption Trends Study and regional editions at the links below: