IT Pros Say They Can't Stop Data Breaches

Nearly two thirds of respondents in a new study say they're ineffective in preventing data breaches.

In the wake of widely publicized security compromises at AOL and AT&T, a study released Aug. 28 by the Elk Rapids, Mich.based privacy management research company Ponemon Institute finds that only 37 percent of IT professionals believe their company is effective at detecting data breaches.

Citing a lack of resources and high product costs as barriers to preventing data leakage, respondents were uncertain about their company's ability to discover breaches of confidential information. IT Pros Say They Can't Stop Data Breaches

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