Companies Still Not Securing Customer Data

Friday Sep 25th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

New data security survey finds 71 percent admit that cost and lack of resources keeps them from making data security a top priority.

[From InternetNews]

Despite a slew of disastrous, high-profile identity theft cases in the past few years, companies conducting transactions both online and in their brick-and-mortar stores still aren't doing enough to protect their customers' personal and financial data, according to a new survey released by Imperva and the Ponemon Institute.

The survey, which queried IT security professionals responsible for securing data at 517 U.S. and multinational companies, found that 55 percent are securing credit card information but not Social Security numbers, bank account details and variety of other customer data.

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