2018 Thales Data Threat Report – Retail Edition

Retail data breaches continue to reach new highs as digital transformation increases risks to critical data.
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With digital transformation an imperative, data breaches have become every retailer’s new reality

The retail industry, already at intersection of online with brick-and-mortar, is among the most targeted by cyber-attacks and encounters record levels of data breaches as a result. The 2018 Thales Data Threat Report explores the depths of these problems, enterprise plans for combating them, and best practice data security recommendations from 451 Research’s Principal analyst for Information Security, Garret Bekker.

Key Security Statistics


Of retailers have been breached in the past year – and 75% 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 – Retail 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 Retail Edition Now