Workers saved company information to a thumb drive, then quit to start a rival business. Their former employer sued. The outcome shows why safe data transfer policies are important and must be clear.
In addition to preventing data breaches, companies also must make sure they learn from incidents to improve their protection in the future. Part of that requires knowing who or what is to blame for a breach, as George Hillston discusses in this guest post.
As companies fight to stop data breaches, individuals are feeling the impact of IT security incidents. And many victims will choose to take their business elsewhere.