Canada Dashboard Digest

Protecting Data A Top Priority

ONLINE PRIVACY

June 25, 2010

A recent survey indicates that protecting sensitive information is a high priority for Canada's businesses, the Financial Post reports. Symantec's 2010 SMB Information Protection Report surveyed 2,152 executives from 28 countries--including 192 in Canada--and found that only seven percent of Canadian firms had lost confidential data in the past, compared to a global average of 42 percent. The study found that in Canada, top issues that came as a result of such attacks included theft of corporate data and loss of personal information.
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