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Survey: Most Security Pros Favor Federal Breach Law

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

April 23, 2010

Seventy percent of IT security professionals polled by security vendor nCircle indicated that the federal government should pass data breach/data privacy legislation that would override the current patchwork of state legislation, reports Dark Reading. The survey of 257 professional also found that 76 percent believe the public sector is not doing an adequate job protecting personal data and 22 percent feel the level of cybersecurity investment in the U.S. private sector is sufficient given the risk environment, according to the report.
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