Analysis - Avoid Data Leakage in a Web 2.0 World
Losing data such as intellectual property can harm an organisation competitively and, if it can be proven how the loss occurred and what party benefited, can potentially lead to expensive litigation. Businesses face many regulations that force them to improve their security and implement safeguards. In a recent Quocirca survey 82 per cent of 250 respondents cited data protection laws as the most worrying regulation they face more than twice as many as for any other. Organisations are now taking great pains to ensure the data on which they rely, including personal data related to partners, customers and employees, is secure.