Gartnerís top 5 tips to boost data security

Friday, 11 August 2006, 2:03 AM EST

Public exposure of private data is becoming a regular occurrence, but the majority of these incidents can be prevented if companies implement the proper security best practices, according to Gartner, whose analysts have identified the top 5 steps to prevent data loss and information leaks.

From lost laptops to misplaced backup tapes to accidental e-mails filled with sensitive information, we seem to be in the midst of a data loss epidemic, with tens of millions of individuals receiving data loss notification letters this year, said Rich Mogull, research vice president for Gartner.

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