Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cyber security and data security, announces the results of its 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research.
Sixty-eight percent of respondents have experienced a breach, with 26% experiencing a breach in the last year - both numbers that rose from last year. Paradoxically, overall security spending is also up; in 2017, 73% of organisations increased IT security spending - a marked jump from 2016 (58%).
The report, which is in its fifth year, polled 1 100 senior IT security executives at large enterprises around the world, and indicates an ongoing disconnect between the security solutions organisations spend money on and the ability of those solutions to protect sensitive data.[Full Story.]
Last updated: 26 January 2017