IT Jobs Phoenix Focusing on Data Protection
Those with IT jobs phoenix (Click here
) are becoming more concerned with the security of company data.
"Security Pros & 'Cons': IT professionals on confidence, confidential data, and today's cyber-cons," a new report from Websense, found that serious data breaches and other tech-related gaffs can often cost the IT professional their job, something to keep in mind if you're looking for IT jobs Phoenix (http://jobs.bestwestern.com).
The report is based on a survey of 1,000 IT managers and 1,000 non-IT employees in the U.S., U.K., Canada, and Australia about the latest threats to corporate and personal security, including modern malware and advanced persistent threats.
Here are some highlights of the report:
- 86 percent of respondents said their job would be at risk if a security incident were to occur, including if a CEO or other executive's confidential data is breached (36 percent); data needed for compliance is lost (34 percent); and if confidential information is posted on a social networking site (34 percent).
- 24 percent of respondents said a CEO's or other executive's confidential data had been breached, while 34 percent said data need for compliance was lost, 34 percent said confidential information has been posted on a social networking site, and 37 percent said data has been lost by employees.
- 20 percent of respondents said data affected by regulatory compliance was compromised.
- 20 percent of respondents have seen confidential information on social networking sites.
- 34 percent of respondents said they wouldn't tell their bosses if they accidentally compromised data.
- 72 percent of respondents said protecting company data is more stressful than getting a divorce, managing personal debt, or being in a minor car accident.
- 14 percent of respondents said losing their job would be less stressful than remaining in their current role.
"This survey shows that companies need to
recalculate their assumptions about how well their data is protected," Tom Clare, senior director of product marketing for Websense, said in a statement. "When
asked about real-time protection solutions in place, many respondents
listed product and vendor names that don't offer real-time protection at
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