2019 Thales Data Threat Report
Retail Edition

Research and analysis from IDC

The digital transformation of retail organizations is putting sensitive data at risk. Learn what IT and security professionals say about these challenges and get key takeaways from IDC.

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Retail organizations universally use digital transformation technologies with sensitive data

“Data security, starting with encryption and access management, is an important part of the mix. As data migrates away from the enterprise premises and to the cloud, network security is no longer sufficient to protect data. Retailers need new data security methods to protect precious data everywhere in today’s digital IT landscape.” – IDC

Key Retail Security Statistics


Use sensitive data on digitally transformative technologies


36% or less use data encryption within these environments


Report they have been breached at any point in their history

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2019 Thales Data Threat Report – Retail Edition Written by a team of analysts with IDC, this report focuses on the findings from 100 U.S. retail enterprise IT security professionals with responsibility for, or influence over, IT and data security. Download now