Privacy, Security Problems Alarming But Fixable

A pair of security surveys released this week shows that protecting corporate and consumer data is sometimes easier than people might think, but the broader problem still is confounding far too many organizations. The report also maintains that a whopping 84 percent of these attacks could have been thwarted if, after checking the user ID and password, the organization had simply verified the identity of the invasive computer connecting to its network and accounts via device authentication policies and solutions.

The failure to implement such technologies can kick the door open to attackers. Research: Privacy, Security Problems Alarming But Fixable - News by InformationWeek

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