Companies Still Not Securing Customer Data

September 25, 2009

[From InternetNews]

Despite a slew of disastrous, high-profile identity theft cases in the past few years, companies conducting transactions both online and in their brick-and-mortar stores still aren't doing enough to protect their customers' personal and financial data, according to a new survey released by Imperva and the Ponemon Institute.

The survey, which queried IT security professionals responsible for securing data at 517 U.S. and multinational companies, found that 55 percent are securing credit card information but not Social Security numbers, bank account details and variety of other customer data.

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