Data encryption is on a lot of IT pros’ minds these days. It’s also on a lot of their to-do lists. But when push comes to shove, far too few have taken the plunge and made it a priority.
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.
These days, business don’t just have to worry about the security of their own networks. Data breaches occurring on third-party servers are also dangerous.
IT is understandably focused on beefing up technical security to protect against hackers and other online threats. But there”s another danger out there many businesses are failing to guard against:
IT often has a tough job convincing executives to get behind data security measures. Here are some statistics that might help show management why protecting information is important.