Historically, organizations have taken a perimeter based approach to cyber security, with the belief that a strong perimeter protected the IT infrastructure behind it. But, as agencies modernize legacy systems and move apps, systems and workloads to the cloud – and more employees, contractors and citizens connect remotely and from multiple devices – something is happening across federal networks; the perimeter is dissolving. Data is the new perimeter. Therefore, identifying and protecting data wherever it is created, shared, or stored, through its entire lifecycle becomes the priority. This digital briefing unveiled the survey results in the 2020 Thales Data Threat Report – Federal and shared best practices in creating a cohesive data security strategy in a perimeterless world.