Businesses collect more data than they can handle, only half know where sensitive data is stored

With pressure to ensure consumer data is protected mounting, Gemalto today released the results of a global study which reveals that 65% are unable to analyze all the data they collect and only 54% of companies know where all of their sensitive data is stored. Compounding this uncertainty, 68% of organizations admit they don’t carry out all the procedures in line with data protection laws such as GDPR.

These are just some of the findings of the fifth-annual Data Security Confidence Index, which surveyed 1,050 IT decision makers and 10,500 consumers worldwide.

Read more about the findings of the fifth-annual Data Security Confidence Index on Help Net Security.