Calum Macleod

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So 2005 has gone down as the worst year for data security breaches. I suppose the good news is that we seemed to be less troubled by viruses, so either the virus developers have got bored, or our anti virus technology has got better, or maybe we’re simply not aware of them – remember the incident earlier in the summer of 2005. The question is whether 2005 has been particularly bad for data breaches, or it’s the case that more organisations own up to indiscretions. After all the consequences for being found out are now a lot more serious than admitting to a problem. At our company, Cyber-Ark, we think about these things all the time, of course. It seems like almost every month last year, some organization or other was admitting to backup tapes being misplaced. They were either falling of the back of Lorries, motorbikes, getting lost in warehouses, dis... (more)