Retail & Consumer

Industry insights

Despite an elevated threat landscape, most have still not classified the business value of their data.

Retail & Consumer findings

What is the state of information security in the retail & consumer sector?

Here’s what we learned from our 820 respondents:

  • R&C information security budgets increase significantly. Security budgets average $3.6 million this year, an increase of 61% over last year. R&C companies appear to understand that today’s elevated threat landscape demands a substantial boost in security investment.

  • Despite the potential adverse consequences, most R&C companies do not adequately define and inventory high-value data. It is imperative that organisations identify, prioritise, and protect their "crown jewels". Most R&C respondents, however, have not inventoried their data assets or classified the business value of their data.

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