2019 Thales Data Threat Report – Federal Edition

Survey and analysis by IDC

The digital transformation of federal agencies is putting citizen data and national secrets at risk. Read about the problems, and what to do about them.

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Agencies make widespread use of sensitive data with digital transformation environments

“While DX is driving benefits to agencies and constituents alike, it is introducing new difficulties for information security professionals, including the potential to put government secrets and constituents’ sensitive data at risk.” - IDC

Key Security Statistics

98%

Using sensitive data with digitally transformative technologies

30%

30% or less of agency IT security pros polled are using encryption within these environments

53%

Of agencies will use encryption or tokenization to meet data privacy regulations

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2019 Thales Data Threat Report – Global Edition Written by Sean Pike, Program Vice President for IDC's Security Products group and Frank Dickson, Research VP with IDC’s Security products research practice, the 2019 report is based on a survey of over 1200 senior security executives from around the world with influence over IT and data security. Download now