Biggest threat to corporate information: ignorance

Wednesday, 14 February 2007, 2:04 PM EST

Corporate executives listen up: valuable company information is getting into the wrong hands. Sensitive documents are walking out in briefcases, bytes of data are zooming away over the Internet, and those internal files you thought were history are probably lying, unshredded, in some Dumpster.

"You are losing tons of information on a daily basis and don't know it," Dan Verton, executive editor of Homeland Defense Journal, said Tuesday. "A lot of companies ... they want to bury their heads in the sand, they want to ignore it. Shareholder value is the rule of the day."

At Seattle PI.

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