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93 Percent Knowingly Breach Company Data Policies

DATA LOSS

April 16, 2013

A recent breach affecting St. Louis-based Schnucks supermarket chain was exacerbated by the company’s inability to detect the source, COMPUTERWORLD reports. As a result, the number of credit and debit cards exposed continued to grow, capping at about 2.4 million. The company has hired a third party to investigate. Meanwhile, Global Payments, Inc., says it is closing its investigation of a March 2012 breach that exposed 1.5 million debit and credit cards. The breach cost the company $92.7 million in expenses. And Financial Times reports on a recent survey of 165,000 employees indicating nine out of 10 knowingly breach employers’ data policies.
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