2018 Thales Data Threat Report
European Edition

Data under siege across Europe

Data breaches rise as digital transformation extends threat landscapes and the painful consequences of failing to protect data increase. What will it take to stop the breaches?

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Data is under siege across Europe

Digital transformations, a rise in attacks and GDPR enforcement are all exposing organisations to risks with the sensitive data that fuels operation and growth. 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 European enterprises surveyed have been breached


Have been breached in the past year


Of IT security professionals surveyed say their organisations are using sensitive data in cloud environments

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2018 Thales Data Threat Report – European 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 the U.K., Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands. Download Now