Third of UK directors steal company secrets

Tuesday, 12 September 2006, 1:37 PM EST

One in three UK directors has admitted to taking confidential corporate information when they left the company, according to a new study.

A Hummingbird/YouGov survey of 1,385 UK executives found that 29 per cent of directors, and 17 per cent of middle managers, admitted to taking confidential data. The 2006 Hummingbird Information Management Survey also revealed that women decision-makers are more honest than men.

At vnunet.

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