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The unusual suspects - the biggest threats to your confidential data

Overview

A new survey of 86 general counsel and in-house lawyers, conducted in association with Kroll, finds that many companies are blind to the real threats facing their confidential data.


Key findings include:


• Three in four businesses suffering a breach had their data leaked by employees or third party vendors.


• Over half of all data breaches occur by accident.


• Seventy five percent of breaches resulted from using workplace hardware or data outside the office environment.


• External campaign groups are more feared than vendors even though vendors originated more breaches.


• A third of businesses contract without provisions for how to proceed in the event of a data breach.


For a more in-depth look at the findings, click 'View Briefing' to download the full report.


 

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