According to Thales threat report, breaches have risen for companies by about 36% this year, with 67% of respondents reporting one or more in their environment. Other findings include that the top three methods of preventing data loss and breaches are :
- Data-at-rest protection
- Network Security
- Data-in-motion protection
Interestingly, the findings state that most companies are not addressing these issues with their budgets, as the lions share of security budgets are going toward protecting from mobile and endpoint security, while data-at-rest security measures are getting the least monetary exposure. While White Raven agrees that all of these things are important, it is a valid point that companies should be shoring up first in the areas that have the greatest impact toward their protection.
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