The 2019 Thales Data Threat Report (2019 DTR) presents the results of a global IDC Web-based survey of 1,200 executives with responsibility for or influence over IT and data security. It:
Respondents are from nine countries: Australia, Germany, India, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the UK, and the U.S., and represent a range of industries, with a primary emphasis on healthcare, financial services, retail, and federal government organizations. Job titles range from C-level executives including CEO, CFO, Chief Data Officer, CISO, Chief Data Scientist, and Chief Risk Officer, to SVP/VP, IT Administrator, Security Analyst, Security Engineer, and Systems Administrator. Respondents represent a broad range of organizational sizes, with the majority ranging from 500 to 10,000 employees. The survey was conducted in November 2018.
Key findings in the 2019 DTR include:
The report also examines data security as it relates to:
Later in 2019, the DTR will become available in multiple geographic and industry editions, which currently are available in the 2018 DTR.