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Canadian Confidence in Corporate Security Found Lacking

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An article posted on the Canada NewsWire website on October 24th reports that the 2007 Fusepoint Data Confidence Survey shows that many Canadian businesses are vulnerable to security breaches, and concerns about data security are prevalent among employees.

  • 25% of Canadian executives said their firms operate without firewalls.
  • 20% of Canadian executives said their firms operate without anti-virus software.
  • 50% of all those polled believe businesses are not doing enough to protect personal data.
  • 17% of respondents testify to working for a company that has been impacted by a security breach, a proportion that rises to 30% for those reporting from large firms.

Click here to read the report.