Encryption Consulting Study on Global Encryption Trends – 2022

Compare your organization’s encryption strategy with the global firm’s trend and understand the data protection strategies across multi-dimensional platform analysis.

Hear from over 3,250 IT and IT security practitioners in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific


The global average of adoption of an organization-wide encryption strategy.

The major focus options for upcoming encryption trends is on the following four options:

  • Bring Your Own Encryption (BYOE)
  • Blockchain technology
  • Homomorphic Encryption
  • Quantum crypto-agile solutions.

Those who responded to our survey are using encryption for the purpose of protecting customers’ personal information.


The respondents mentioned that they use encryption to protect information against specific, identified threats.


Use it for the protection of enterprise intellectual property.

Key findings

As per Encryption Consulting’s survey findings, Key management, System performance, and Policy Enforcement are considered to be most critical and are given higher priority when compared to other encryption features.


Organizations said compliance with privacy and data security requirements is their top driver for implementing HSMs


Respondents say their organizations are leveraging cloud platforms (public and/ or private) for storing & processing sensitive data.

Securing Data

Organizations across the globe are now prioritizing encryption for securing their sensitive data

Key Focus Points

  • High Level Trend Analysis
  • Future Encryption Trend
  • Deployment Options
  • Key Drivers For Encryption
  • Barriers For Adoption
  • Top Priority Encryption Features And Data Types
  • Key Management Analysis
  • High Level View On HSMs*
  • Cloud Encyption


of survey respondents mentioned that Encryption is majorly used for protecting customers PII

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