Time to face the truth about data security


From a layman's perspective, all data breaches essentially mean the same thing: supposedly protected personal information gets left in the open. But behind the scenes, data breaches come in varying shapes and sizes.

At Bank of America, lost backup tapes led to a big breach, while password compromises figured in the one at LexisNexis. A lost laptop was the culprit at Fidelity Investments, and a hacker attack penetrated security at CardSystems. Time to face the truth about data security | Perspectives | CNET News.com

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