2017 Thales Data Threat Report
Federal Government Edition

Concentrates on the results of a survey of 100 IT security pros from U.S. federal agencies

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Life in the Bullseye – How U.S. and Global Federal Agencies are Dealing With Data Threats

Federal government agencies must deal with critical needs for sensitive data in volume, the most challenging threat environments, the strictest regulations and the most difficult budget constraints – and it’s putting their data at risk of data breach. Read the report to learn the state of data threats for federal agencies today, and best practice recommendations from 451 Research.

Key U.S. Federal Statistics


Had a Data Breach – 34% (more than half) in the last year


Feel vulnerable to data threats – 48% very or extremely vulnerable


Increasing IT security spending – but that’s less than Healthcare, Retail or Financial Services sectors

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2017 Thales Data Threat Report – Federal Government Edition Written by Garrett Bekker with 451 Research, this year’s Federal Government Edition takes a detailed look at the threats and trends shaping data security for federal agencies in the U.S., and around the world. Download Now