Jan. 28 marks Data Privacy Day each year. Individuals are increasingly aware of the importance of data privacy, and governments continue to implement and tighten associated regulations.
How successfully are organizations dealing with data privacy? It varies wildly; there are all too frequent reports of data privacy failures, often associated with ransomware. A Dark Reading poll that ended in December 2021 found that fewer than one-quarter of organizations believe they are fully prepared for a ransomware attack, leaving the remaining three-quarters highly susceptible, which in turn threatens data privacy.