Privacy + Data Security
Miriam H. Wugmeister
It’s never been more critical to ensure that your privacy and data security policies measure up…
Last year, businesses, educational institutions, and governments reported 50% more data breaches than in the previous year — breaches which exposed the personal records of at least 35 million Americans. And, it’s estimated that data theft and breaches may have cost businesses worldwide as much as $1 trillion last year — with no indications that this year will be any better.
Meanwhile, tough new legislation is being enacted on both the federal and state levels, and enforcement of existing privacy legislation is being stepped up. And with the increasingly global nature of today’s business environment, it’s more apparent than ever that no organization exists in isolation and that businesses are increasingly reliant on the best practices of organizations they interact with.
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