Study recommends monitoring security and privacy practices of vendors

March 3, 2013 by admin

According to a recent Ponemon Institute study, 65 percent of study participants say their organization has had a data breach in the past two years involving consumer data outsourced to a third party. Most of these are preventable, as employee negligence accounts for 45 percent of data breaches and lost or stolen devices account for 40 percent.

Learn more about what steps can be taken to minimize the risk of a data breach by downloading the Ponemon Institute’s research report: Securing outsourced consumer data.

Source: 2013 Ponemon Institute study: Securing outsourced customer data