New research published today shows that high levels of distrust still exist among IT professionals when it comes to storing data in the cloud, with fears of government and legal intervention being a key factor in deterring businesses.
Carried out by the Cloud Security Alliance, a survey from Lieberman Software found that 48 per cent of IT and cloud experts were unsure if their data protection policy would pass the security audits or government regulatory checks which hosted cloud environments are subjected to, and would therefore fear falling into legal trouble over their cloud policy.
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