Encryption tossed into the too-hard basket

Monday, 23 January 2006, 12:38 PM EST

Very few enterprises in Australia use encryption to protect sensitive data, especially if it involves customer data.

Given the high number of security breaches, Deakin University IT director Craig Warren said it is alarming to learn that so few companies make use of encryption. While the university doesn't encrypt data, Warren said strict security protocols are in place so encryption could end up being a burden.

At Computerworld.

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