75% of cloud apps are not ready for new EU data protection rules
More than 75% of cloud apps in the EU lack key capabilities to ensure compliance under the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to a new study by Netskope.
In particular, these businesses failed to meet the minimum requirements of new regulations in areas like deleting personal data in a timely manner and violating data portability requirements.
Netskope tracked 22,000 cloud apps in use in the EU by giving them a rating between 1 and 100 in terms of GDPR readiness.
- Just under 28% of cloud apps were deemed unready.
- Half (48%) were scored as somewhat ready.
- Only 25% were deemed ready.
The results of the report are especially troubling for businesses, as the adoption of mobile and cloud strategies gains momentum. The shift to cloud brings with it increasing complexity and a greater volume of…
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