Data Security Trends & Threats US Federal Government Agencies Need to Know

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Brent Hansen, Federal CTO at Thales Trusted Cyber Technologies

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With cloud and digital initiatives underway throughout U.S. Federal agencies, new attacks occurring daily, and traditional threats, many agencies are struggling to protect critical citizen data, financial information and government secrets. This is especially true as more agencies move applications and sensitive data to the cloud. In this session we’ll address the state of data security in U.S. Federal agencies today, the changing landscape of risks to data, and agency IT security pros priorities for data security today. Based on the results from the 2020 Thales Data Threat Report – Federal Edition (now in its eighth year), expect to learn about: • How the adoption of digital transformation technologies, and especially cloud, are putting sensitive data at greater risk • The data security challenges facing agencies today • Critical analyst recommendations for how agencies can be most effective when investing in protecting their crown jewels – their sensitive data

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