Email remains a major vector of enterprise data loss

Paul Mah reports:

A new survey of some 261 U.S. enterprises with more than 1,000 employees has found that email remains the number one source of data loss risks. Indeed, 35 percent of companies say they investigated the exposure of confidential information via this medium in the last 12 months. Another 20 percent say they have terminated an employee for violating company email policies while half have disciplined an employee.

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