Data security: actual status worldwide 2010-2025

This survey shows the actual status of data security worldwide from 2010 to 2025. As of 2015, 25 percent of the global data required security but was not protected. That number was projected to increase to 45 percent in 2025.

Actual status of data security worldwide from 2010 to 2025

Does not require securityRequires security; protectedRequires security; unprotected
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Release date

April 2017



Survey time period

April 2017

Supplementary notes

* Forecast

Data that does not require security includes camera phone photos, digital video streaming, public website content and open source data. Data that requires security includes corporate financial data, personally identifiable information (PII) and medical records.

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