Data storage has never been cheaper. But the downstream costs – data discovery, legal review and data breaches, to name just a few – have never been higher. If you don’t yet have a data remediation policy, this collection of stats, facts and references provides 92 reasons to start planning for one.
Here’s a sampling of what you’ll get when you download this report.
By 2020, it is estimated the digital universe will reach 44 zettabytes (4,000 EB) of data.
Total number of emails sent daily (2016): 210 billion.
Eighty-nine percent of cyber-attacks involve financial or espionage motivations.
The average total cost of a data breach is now $7.01 million (2016) in the US, up from $3.79 million in 2015.
Median cost of e-discovery production per case (2012): $1.8 million