Stories by Debabrata Dash, Ph.D., chief scientist and architect, CipherCloud

The state of cloud encryption: From fiction to actionable reality

The risks of data privacy, residency, security and regulatory compliance remain significant barriers to cloud adoption for many enterprises. While encryption seems like an obvious solution, historically the technology produced usability issues for cloud applications. To complicate matters, putting encryption into the hands of cloud service providers still left the enterprise open to risks such as insider fraud, hacking and disclosure demands from law enforcement.