Security breaches could prove costly to data companies


Security breaches that compromise confidential customer data could prove far costlier for the companies involved than generally thought.

In a national survey of more than 1,000 victims of personal data security breaches, nearly 20% said they had already terminated their relationships with companies that maintained their data, while another 40% said they might do so. And nearly 5% of those surveyed said they had hired lawyers to seek legal recourse after their data was put at risk. Survey: Security breaches could prove costly to data companies - Computerworld

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