Companies are increasingly collecting and analyzing vast amounts of data to improve their services and decision making. However, the automation of data management inside organizations comes with multiple challenges and security is viewed as the top one, according to a new survey.

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Data management automation, also known as DataOps, involves the use of multiple technologies and processes to simplify the collection, storage, access and analysis of data to enable agile, data-driven business decisions and product development. The problem is that without a strategy in place that takes security into consideration, businesses are at risk of experiencing serious data breaches that can result in financial losses and negative impact to their reputations.

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