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How valuable is your business information?

Posted By IRMSAInsight, 12 February 2016

15 February 2016 
 

 

How valuable is your business information?


Is your organisation losing data without even knowing it? Your customer information, intellectual property, financial data, and employee records may be leaving our corporate borders right now. And the perpetrators are not only hackers— they can also be your own employees, whether accidentally or maliciously. This data loss can occur through common channels such as email, USB drives, web posting, social media, camera, hard copy and uploading to the cloud —potentially costing your organisation millions.

In the last few years, organisations in typically every industry globally have seen their ‘sensitive’ internal data lost, stolen or purposely leaked to external parties. A number of high-profile incidents of data loss have cost organisations millions in direct and indirect costs and have resulted in damage to brands and reputations.

 

Read More: 

Sony to Pay $8 Million to Settle Data-Breach Claims

          Data Leakage Worldwide: Common Risks and Mistakes Employees Make


As a risk manager, have you asked yourself these questions?

  1. What sensitive data does your organisation hold?

  2. Where does your sensitive data reside, both internally and with third parties?

  3.  Where is your data going?

  4. Is the data loss risk one of your organisation’s top risks?   

 

 

 

 

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