Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 30 | Page 55

/////////////////////////////////////////// provide an appropriate foundation for data security, completing the objective of pervasive cyber protection.” TIONS NDING URITY ES EED AND AYS TO H DATA ON. Tina Stewart, Vice President of Global Market Strategy for Cloud Protection and Licensing Activity at Thales, added: “The Thales 2020 Data Threat Report- Global Edition clearly demonstrates that unprecedented amounts of sensitive data are being stored in multi-cloud environments by organisations all over the world. “Having the right cloud security in place has never been more critical. As 5G networks are rolled out, IoT continues to expand and Quantum Computing creeps closer to becoming a reality, organisations must adopt a more modern data protection mindset. The first step towards protecting sensitive data is knowing where to find it. Once classified, this data should be encrypted and protected with a strong multicloud key management strategy.” •