2018 Thales Data Threat Report – Financial Services Edition

Every year breaches of sensitive financial services data reach new heights.
Learn the facts and what needs to be done to keep this data safe

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Digital transformation and increased threat landscapes are increasing the risk for financial services data

IT security professionals in financial services organizations report strict new regulations, heavy targeting by attacks and ubiquitous deployments for digital transformation. The 2018 Thales Data Threat Report - Financial Services Edition explores the depths of these problems, plans for addressing them, and best practice data security recommendations from 451 Research’s Principal analyst for Information Security, Garrett Bekker.

Key Security Statistics


of financial services firms have been breached in the past year – and 65% breached in total


Are increasing IT security spending


Of IT security professionals surveyed say their organizations are using sensitive data in the cloud

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2018 Thales Data Threat Report – Financial Services Edition Written by Garrett Bekker, Principal Analyst for Information Security with 451 Research, the 2018 report is based on a survey of over 1200 senior security executives from around the world, including 100 each from US retailers, financial services firms, healthcare organizations and federal government. Download the Report Now