2017 PKI Trends Study Global Edition

The 2017 Global PKI Trends Study is based on a survey of over 1500 individuals in 11 countries who are directly involved with public key infrastructure (PKI).

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2017 Global PKI Trends Study

This survey, conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Thales e-Security, reveals that while enterprises continue to fortify the security of their public key infrastructures (PKIs) to meet current demands, they are also preparing for the game-changing needs of the Internet of Things (IoT).

Key Statistics

56%

Use PKI credentials to support authentication to public cloud-based applications and services

36%

Use Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) to protect Root/Issuing/Policy Certificate Authorities

43%

Percentage of IoT devices that will use digital certificates for authentication in the next two years

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2017 Global PKI Trends Study Performed by the Ponemon Institute, the 2017 Global PKI Trends Study is based on a survey of over 1500 individuals in 11 countries. Download Now