ESG Brief: The State of Data Security 2021


Data security is changing dramatically as organizations are rapidly expanding the use of SaaS-based applications, public cloud services (IaaS/PaaS), data analytics platforms, and artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning (ML) workloads. The threat landscape saw a reemergence of ransomware attacks (and payouts) against every industry, and data breach disclosures are the highest recorded. Meanwhile, new consumer privacy protection acts are imposing stronger financial penalties, and the cybersecurity insurance/reinsurance marketplace is rethinking policies, premiums, and coverage limits.

Topics: Cybersecurity cloud security