Data Security Grabs Attention of Lawmakers

June 27, 2006

[From CIO Update]

Growing personal privacy concerns have made the issue of data security more important than ever. Accordingly, CIOs must appreciate the potential areas of liability, corporate vulnerabilities and options for compliance with emerging legal standards for handling electronic data.

There is a lot of discussion about how best to protect network data through means such as encryption and access management. However, many have not considered what happens to data when the hard drives it resides upon leave an organization.

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