With the rapid advancement in technology, data collection became part and parcel of businesses’ daily operations. Data, one of the most valuable assets a company has at its disposal, can cover anything from financial transactions to important customer and prospect details.
Using data effectively can positively impact decision-making on marketing and sales effectiveness. Therefore, businesses need to take data security seriously by ensuring the necessary precautions are in place to protect this critical asset. Organizations today are facing serious security issues when it comes to data risk management. Cybersecurity incidents are on the rise as one of the thousands of data breaches that have occurred over the last decade, such as the Marriott incident in 2018 as well as the recent Facebook incident in 2019.
The team from Varonis has put together an infographic that outlines the data risk in 2019 by examining across industries and organizations, providing insights to risk and exposure, stale data, and passwords and users.