Federal Edition

2022 Thales
Data Threat Report

Navigating Data Security in an Era of Hybrid Work, Ransomware and Accelerated Cloud Transformation

As the pandemic continues to affect both business and personal lives, expectations of a ‘return’ to pre-pandemic conditions have faded from most plans. Underlying trends that have always driven information security, such as new technologies, greater compliance mandates and more severe security incidents, continue to be significant change agents. The 2022 Thales Data Threat Report - Federal Edition illustrates these trends and changes.

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Analysis from 451 Research, part of S&P Global Market Intelligence, based on a survey with more than 2,700 security professionals worldwide and 106 U.S. federal agencies.   451 Research

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U.S. Federal awareness of changing risks is high, but
this hasn’t accelerated how organizations need to address them.


of U.S. federal respondents expressed some level of concern about the security risks of employees working remotely


ranked ransomware as the leading source of increased security attacks


said they have a formal ransomware response plan that they would follow

Encryption still #1 choice to protect data in the cloud



41% of US federal respondents said at least 40% of their sensitive cloud data is encrypted, and 23% said at least 60% of their sensitive cloud data is encrypted.

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2022 Thales Data Threat Report - Federal Edition

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