he independent research firm Dynamic Markets surveyed 1,000 IT manager and 1,000 non-IT employees in the U.S., UK, Canada, and Australia about the latest threats to corporate and personal security. Highlights from the report include surprising findings:
- 82% of IT security managers believe their company is protected from modern malware. But in practice, only 48% actually have specific solutions to prevent confidential data from being uploaded to the web.
- 24% reported that their CEOs or other executives had lost confidential data due to data breaches. 37% report that employees have lost data.
- 20% have seen confidential data loss due to breach of regulatory compliance and posts to social web sites.
The complete survey is available here (registration required).
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