Despite a growing number of data breaches occurring under the glare of the public spotlight, 71 percent of employees in a new survey report that they have access to data they should not see, and more than half say that this access is frequent or very frequent.
More than 80 percent of security leaders believe the challenge posed by external threats is on the rise, while 60 percent also agree their organizations are outgunned in the cyber war, according to IBM.
2014 was full of front page stories about data privacy, hacks, data jurisdiction and other threats that confirmed security is no longer a niche.
In the wake of healthcare data breaches, OCR audits for HIPAA compliance have become more common – and the consequences have been more highly publicized.
It was one of our usual off-the-record discussions when I spoke with network admin and asked about the regular password change set up on the system.
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