Most Technology Companies Have Data Losses

By | June 23, 2006

Over half of all companies doing business in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors have experienced data breaches that potentially exposed their intellectual property or customer information, a new research report shows.

According to the report, published by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, not only have many technology providers been hit with the same sorts of data losses that have recently plagued other industries, but a large number of the firms have also failed to make sufficient investments in security technologies aimed at preventing future incidents.

Deloitte researchers said that security has long been “neglected” by technology, media and telecommunications companies despite their dependence on digital information to run their businesses.Read Full Story

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