Data Security Index: Trends, insights, and strategies to secure data


Published April 2024


Organizations of all sizes must continually refine their strategies to keep data out of the hands of cybercriminals. Microsoft commissioned a multinational survey of over 800 security professionals to identify current data protection trends and best practices, resulting in some unexpected findings. Read the report to:

  • Identify the top challenges your peers are concerned about in today’s data security landscape, such as malware, ransomware, and insider risk.
  • See if your peers’ perceptions about their threat readiness measure up to reality.
  • Learn which approaches to security tools work for these organizations, and which don’t.
  • Get statistics on what kinds of attacks organizations have faced the most often in the past year.
  • See why automation and AI are promising avenues of greater protection.