2020 Data Risk & Security Report

2020 Data Risk & Security Report

Organizations are investing more than ever in cybersecurity, yet data breaches are increasing in both number and size. The survey revealed that while security professionals successfully mitigate security issues at some of the six stages of data lifecycle, they often overlook other stages, leaving their organization’s content vulnerable. In addition, they generally know very little about what data they have, how sensitive it is, where it is stored, and who has access to it. Both factors prevent them from efficient data security.


of organizations that are subject to the GDPR collect more customer data than the law permits.


of organizations ignore the security best practice of reviewing access rights to data on a regular basis.


of CIOs don’t have cybersecurity and risk KPIs that are regularly reported to their executives.

Content in this issue

2020 Data Risk & Security Report
  • Executive summary
  • Stage 1: Data Creation
  • Stage 2: Data Storage
  • Stage 3: Data Usage
  • Stage 4: Data Sharing
  • Stage 5: Data Archival
  • Stage 6: Data Disposal
  • Data Risk: Reporting and Budget
  • Appendix 1: Findings by Vertical
  • Appendix 2: Findings by Macro Region
  • Appendix 3: Findings by Micro Region
  • Appendix 4: Survey Demographics