Data volumes are growing at a 23% CAGR. Companies are challenged to keep up. And security has emerged as the most important aspect of data management.
How can companies effectively manage this data? We surveyed 1,000 security and IT professionals to find out. One thing is clear: Security has a data problem.
OF COMPANIES SAY SECURITY AND IT TEAMS RELY ON THE SAME INFORMATION, DATA, AND TOOLS
OF COMPANIES ARE MANAGING MORE THAN 20 TOOLS FOR DATA VISIBILITY AND CONTROL
THE MAJORITY OF COMPANIES ARE NOW MANAGING MORE THAN 30 DATA SOURCES
92% of companies say they are confident in their data management strategy
63% of companies say their data management strategy is sustainable for less than three years
Nearly two-thirds of companies are using more than 20 tools for data visibility and control.
Many plan to add more in the next 12-24 months, led by cloud visibility tools and security data pipelines/observability pipelines.
More tools alone won’t solve security’s data problem. You can buy all the tools and hire all the people, but everything and everyone must work together.
One of the biggest challenges in effectively managing a data pipeline? Integrating new sources. For tech companies in particular, this can be traced back to the lack of a data pipeline.
25% of tech companies say integrating new sources is their biggest data management challenge
24% of tech companies do not have a data pipeline