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FAQ No.:00060 
Category:Data Leakage; Sales & Marketing 

Question:Any survey about data security?
Answer:Survey by Ponemon Institute (January 2009):
  • More than 79% of Employees Stole Confidential Company Information

Survey by Gartner:
  • 70% of unauthorized access to information systems is committed by employees, including more than 96 percent of intrusions that result in significant financial losses

Other findings on Ponemon's survey:
  • 53% Downloaded Information on CD or DVD, 42% on USB and 38% sent Information to Personal e-mail account
  • 87% of Security Breaches Avoidable with Reasonable Controls
  • 24% Employees had Access to Company's Computer System or Network After Leaving Company
They show that information is stored in many different locations without sufficient protection.