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University Breaches Show Need for Education

DATA PROTECTION—U.S.

March 10, 2011

Recent breaches at universities, while unrelated, underscore the need for educating employees on the dangers of misplacing organizational data, reports eWEEK. A security firm's CTO told eWEEK that employees need to learn to think about a lost computer as a corporate data breach, not just a lost computer. Another technology company official agreed that employee training is important but underscored that users need to be mindful of their privacy all the time, and not just as a "check-box item."
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