ANZ companies don’t even know what data they’re storing in the cloud

More than 80 percent of companies are suffering security and compliance risks due to poorly defined and inadequate data-management policies, according to new research that blames poor management of ‘dark data’ for a host of enterprise inefficiencies. Fully 83 percent of the more than 1500 IT decision-makers – surveyed across 15 countries in a recent Vanson Bourne-Veritas report – said that their ability to ensure data compliance had been impacted by data management issues, while 82 percent said those issues had impacted their ability to manage data security and risk.

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