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Securing sensitive data in modern application environments is an almost impossible task. Data is fragmented over thousands of applications, data stores, and SaaS providers in an ever-changing architecture. Many reports of compromised data have been associated with unknown risks and over-exposure of sensitive data, especially with SaaS and third parties.

Security teams are in charge of their company’s most important asset – data. Their mission is to make sure they discover and remediate all of the data-related risks and keep up with the frequent changes that can affect their sensitive data.

Our 2022 cloud data security survey report dives into how CISOs today adapt to the increasing challenges in data security and the concerns they prioritize solving.

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Among the Survey’s Key Findings

DATA security blind spots

Almost a third of companies’ data is being stored and handled externally

While companies tend to put great emphasis on monitoring internally held data, respondents report that 31% of their environment is based on external services that handle or store their sensitive data.

unsurprising pain

CISOs and security experts lack visibility and satisfaction over their sensitive data processes

88% of CISOs say they are investing a high level of effort in discovering network data flows, and 52% are not satisfied with this process.

growing investment

Cloud security budget is growing, and clear investment priorities have been mapped out

98% of companies increased their cloud security budgets in 2022, and on average these budgets are increasing by 44%.

new risks

Monitoring sensitive data sent to external services is the biggest threat on CISOs and security experts’ radar

CISOs’ highest priority for 2022 is monitoring sensitive data sent to external services, as well as insecure interfaces and APIs, sharing the top spot at 52%.

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