Is the glass half-full or half-empty? We’ve been publishing the Data Threat Report, and some form of the above statistics, for many years. From the optimistic perspective, the percentage of sensitive data protected by encryption is always increasing. But let’s hope that, perhaps within a few years, all sensitive data in the cloud will be protected by encryption. After all, 63% of those surveyed said that encryption is the top choice for securing sensitive data in the cloud.