Digital data explosion brings security challenges for IT

Wednesday, 7 March 2007, 12:23 PM EST

The amount of digital information created in the world will increase sixfold by 2010, with the vast majority of this data being stored and secured by organisations, according to research.

The survey by analyst IDC on behalf of storage vendor EMC suggests that the amount of digital data created and copied will grow by 57 per cent every year, reaching 988 exabytes - 988 billion gigabytes - by the end of the decade.

At Computing.

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