There is an often repeated statistic that there could be billions of connected devices by the year 2020. But unless something drastically changes how these devices are secured, that could be more bad news than good.
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Do you have any security pros on your staff? If so, there’s a good chance that they’ve been offered a job with your competitors in the past seven days.
Wiping hard drives, laptops, servers and other hardware may not be high on your list of priorities. But a new study indicates it probably should be – and that when it comes to clearing data, many IT pros are making big mistakes.
Users generally want to do the right things for security. The problem is that doing things the right way may be a hindrance to their actual jobs – and when it is, security doesn’t stand a chance of winning.
The average cost of a data breach is almost impossibly hard to determine, but that hasn’t discouraged many from trying. And while the figures researchers come up with are usually downright scary, recent research says it could be much less than we all thought – less than half of a percent of annual revenues.