Taking Security Into Your Own Hands


Taking Security Into Your Own Hands
M ore than 80% of companies reported the theft or loss of an electronic data-storage device containing sensitive or confidential information during the previous year, according to a survey by the Ponemon Institute, an information-security research organization, and Vontu, a maker of data-loss prevention software.

The three storage devices most likely to contain unprotected data were PDAs, laptops and USB memory sticks.

Source: www.vontu.com .

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