Security Leaders See Continued Expect Data Breaches to Continue: Digital Guardian
GDPR makes it mandatory to report data breaches, while should lead companies to work harder to avoid them. But don’t expect quick results: we consistently see reports that security teams doubt they can provide fully protect their data. For example, data security company Digital Guardian found that 75% of IT and cybersecurity leaders believe more than 20% of their sensitive data stored in the public cloud services is insufficiently secured and 50% know their organizations have lost already lost such data. Along the same lines: security services firm CyberScout reports that more U.S. consumer records were breached in 2018 than the year before even though the number of incidents declined, and distressingly concludes that breaches are “the new normal”.