2019 Thales Data Threat Report Japan Market Edition

Research and analysis from IDC

Only 33% or less of Japanese
Enteprises are using encryption
With digital transformation technologies

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Sensitive data is widespread in digital transformation environments

“Despite the recognition of the importance of protecting sensitive data, encryption rates among companies in our study are surprisingly low. Much like in the global sample, 30% or fewer of Japanese respondents say they use encryption for the majority of use cases studied.” -IDC

Key Statistics


Using sensitive data with digitally transformative technologies


33% or less of respondents are using encryption within these environments


Have encountered a data breach at any time, 21% in the last year


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2019 Thales Data Threat Report – Global Edition Written by 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