Data Protection Priorities in 2016: CIO Research Report

Thought Leadership

Summary of key findings

  • 87% are concerned their organisation might be exposed under the new EU regulation
  • 73.5% are committing to tightening up data sharing processes in response
  • Only 20% are focusing on accidental breach, despite research showing it is responsible for 93% of incidents
  • 83% admitted they would prioritise technologies based on perceived ease of deployment, rather than their ability to secure data
  • 77% are frustrated that users choose not to use the data security tools made available to them
  • 87% of these acknowledged this made their company more vulnerable

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