IBM and Ponemon Uncover What Executives Think About Data Protection
Bryan Casey 270003BSJV BFCASEY@US.IBM.COM | | Tags:  ibm data ponemon protection security
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Today's post comes from Sydney Shealy, Market Segment Manager, Application Security.
In their annual report released this month, the IBM X-Force Research and Development team labeled 2011 as the year of the security breach. The report pointed out that attackers did not discriminate by sector, company size, or location. With this remarkable amount of activity (also confirmed by the recently released Verizon 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report), the steady occurrence of data breaches and attacks on sensitive and confidential information suggests data protection must be a critical component of an organization’s leadership and governance strategy.
If this is the case, it's crucial to understand what senior executives think about the value of corporate data protection efforts within their organizations, as well as to understand what these executives believe are the most important factors and activities to consider when safeguarding sensitive information and complying with increasing regulation. To understand this perspective, IBM partnered with Ponemon for the 2012 Business Case for Data Protection. Here are a few highlights:
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