2017 Thales Data Threat Report Financial Services Edition

The Financial Services Edition of the 2017 Thales Data Threat Report concentrates on the results of a survey of IT professionals from U.S. and Global Financial Services organizations.

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Data Breaches – Putting The World’s Finances at Risk

As trustees of the world’s investments and money, financial services firms are among the best at protecting against personal data theft and other data breaches. Yet even here, threats and breaches continue to increase. 42% have encountered a data breach – and the rate of data breaches in the last year has risen from 19% last year to 24% this year. What are organizations doing about the problem? And what needs to change? Read the report for more detail.

Key Statistics


Vulnerable – 27% very or extremely vulnerable


Had a data breach overall – 24% in the last year, and 12% more than once


Increasing IT security spending. Up from 58% in 2016 and 53% in 2015

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