Safety First: The Best Use of the Public Cloud for Analytics Apps and Data


If concerns about data breaches have kept your organization from using the public cloud, read about use cases in which these worries should be a thing of the past.

A survey of European IT executives in 2014 revealed that 72% of businesses didn’t trust cloud vendors to obey data protection laws and regulations, and that 53% of respondents said the likelihood of a data breach increases due to the cloud.

In October 2015, Rob Enderle, president and principal analyst of the Enderle Group and previously Senior Research Fellow for Forrester Research and the Giga Information Group, wrote in a post, “Simply stated, you can’t trust the employees of cloud service providers. Frankly, I don’t think we can really trust our own employees anymore either, but at least our capability to monitor them is far greater.”

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