Thales eSecurity Federal commissioned a survey of federal information technology professionals to study Protecting Data on a Network. The goal was to gain a better understanding of protecting data on a network. The study is called the 2018 Thales Data Threat Report Federal Government Edition. The responses show that 70% of federal agencies have been breached. As far as timeliness, 57% have been breached in the past year. Nick Jovanovich details the ways that data can be protected in today’s porous environment.