October 25, 2020

2020 Data Protection Report

Download Shred-it’s 2020 Data Protection Report for Best Practices to Protect Your Information, Your Customers, and Your Employees 

With the average data breach costing American businesses $8.64 million and the rise in data breach incidents, understanding how to protect your business is more important than ever.1 Shred-it’s 10th anniversary Data Protection Report (DPR) reveals that American businesses are falling behind in several key data security practices including training, procedures, and proper information disposal. Learn how to avoid these pitfalls in our report.

About the Data Protection Study & Report

In its 10th year, this survey identifies the insights, opinions and best practices of data protection among small business owners (SBOs), C-suite executives (C-suites), and members of the public at large from across the country to help Americans better navigate this changing privacy landscape. The goal is to uncover – and quantify – both the risks and opportunities American businesses and consumers face, including the upsides and downsides of mishandling data and/or being breached.

1. Cost of a Data Breach Report. Ponemon Institute, 2020.

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