The Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property recently found that the U.S. economy loses $225 billion every year to lost intellectual property, including the theft of trade secrets.
Increasingly, data is a business’s value. But how we all create, store and share data has changed dramatically. It used to be that data —research and development information, product development plans, customer and financial data— were relatively easy to secure because they resided behind the corporate firewall and within databases, enterprise resource planning systems, and collaboration platforms. Today, that’s no longer the case. Enterprise data is everywhere and breachable within firewalls, in the cloud and at the IoT edge.