Security, in Numbers II

Posted by Alf Norris (Conseal USB Lead Developer), 27 Jul 2012
In numbers:
£500,000maximum fine for data breaches from the ICO
70%number of businesses which have traced the loss of sensitive or confidential information to USB flash memory sticks in the past two years
81%risk of data breaches to small businesses (compared to 75% of large organisations)
35%breaches caused through loss of mobile devices (the top cause of breaches)
> 50%small organisations which don't use encryption and have no systems in place to protect against data loss
Zeroof 50 analysed USB sticks lost on trains, the number which were encrypted

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