Every attacker is after two things: credentials and data. Organizations still have little visibility into Active Directory where most credentials are stored – and unstructured data repositories where 80% of information is housed. In addition to this limited visibility, they also lack controls to govern and secure credentials and data. This leads to tremendous risk, vulnerability and the increased likelihood of a data breach.
Securing information is the number one priority for any CISO. It’s right in his title. Finding, understanding, and protecting information is a monumental task, given how difficult it can be to answer simple questions like "where is it?” and “who has access to it?"