Gartner reports that just 13% of global enterprises are using cloud services today, although this percentage is forecasted to rise. A HIMSS Analytics survey of cloud adoption in healthcare organizations reveals that 83% of IT executives use cloud services, mostly running SaaS-based applications in the cloud. In the complex healthcare sector burdened by regulations, there may be some hesitancy to trust the cloud to secure business email, particularly messages containing private/personal health information (PHI).
However, reputed cloud email security providers can do a far better job of ensuring the confidentiality and availability of your email than what your organization may be able to manage, especially if you are cost-constrained.
Here are seven things you should know about cloud-based email security.
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