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Expert: One in Four Firms Suffered Breach Last Year

DATA PROTECTION—ASIA PACIFIC

August 9, 2012

A security expert has said that approximately 25 percent of Asia-Pacific firms experienced a data breach last year, Infosecurity Magazine reports. RSM Bird Cameron Information Security Director Jo Stewart-Rattray said that there is a need for a “cross-functional approach to information security” for marketing, human relations and IT departments, and added that data leaks are no longer the “sole bailiwick of IT.” Stewart-Rattray recommended organisations create and implement clear policies around data access and use for the purpose of limiting data breaches.
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