Endpoint Security

Does Device Sprawl Threaten Your Data?: Reducing data loss risks from ubiquitous portable storage devices

Provided by McAfee

Category Endpoint Security

Type White Paper

Length 2

Publish Date January 04 2010

Date posted June 21 2010

Overview

Data is the new currency in the cyber economy. The Fall 2009 Security Paradox study of midsize businesses, those with 50 to 1000 users, discovered that 29 percent had suffered a data breach in the previous year, and 70 percent of midsize businesses believed there was some chance a serious data breach could put their company out of business. The losses add up fast. According to McAfee's 2009 Unsecured Economies report, companies lost $1 trillion worldwide because of data loss, both malicious and accidental.

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