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Survey: 70 Percent of Employees Would Take Data

DATA PROTECTION—UK

November 23, 2010

When leaving a job, 70 percent of employees indicated they would take corporate data with them. That's according to a report in OUT-LAW News on a recent survey of 1,000 London employees by data security company Imperva. "The increasingly common use of personal devices such as phones for business purposes and the ease with which digital data can be copied have led to growing concern among businesses that employees will take information belonging to a company when they leave it," the report states. The fears may be well founded, as the survey indicated 72 percent of respondents admitted to taking corporate data out of a company in the past.
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