New Technologies Surpass Compliance as Driver for Organizations to Secure Data

Share  
1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7
Previous Next

Click through for key findings from data security research conducted by Vormetric.

Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

Vormetric, a leading data-centric security solution provider, recently announced the preliminary findings of its “Protect What Matters – Data Security” research. The results, compiled from a global online survey of more than 450 respondents, details newer IT trends and data breaches as primary security drivers. The research also highlights that protecting brand reputation and observing security best practices should be an organization’s primary motivators for data protection, while meeting compliance requirements also remains a major driver facing IT today.


“The security landscape has evolved considerably over the past 18 months. With advanced persistent threats recurring headline news, and as more organizations embrace the merits of cloud computing and Big Data, it is essential that enterprises ensure their IT infrastructure is geared up to keep pace with the changing market,” said Tina Stewart, vice president of marketing, Vormetric. “We wanted to conduct this research to assess the extent to which organizations’ security measures and motivations reflect these changes, and overall the study reveals that organizations are reassuringly starting to move in this direction.”

The online global survey gathered responses across a full range of markets – banking/financial services, retail, manufacturing, public sector and others.

 

More Slideshows

Security40-190x128 Five Ways Encryption Has (or Hasn't) Changed Since Snowden

Findings from a new study take a closer look at the evolution of encryption, analyzing adoption rates of the technology and the evolution of privacy awareness. ...  More >>

1EVacationTips0x Six Tips for CIOs Preparing for Vacation

With summer officially in full force, it’s not always easy to disconnect from the office, especially if you’re running the IT department. Here are tips that can help provide peace of mind while you're away. ...  More >>

Security39-290x195 Five Critical Steps for Handling a Security Breach

No one can stop all security breaches, but you can take steps to dramatically improve your ability to avoid disaster and mitigate damage. ...  More >>

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox.