May 172014

ALex Hamilton reports:

Almost all employees that steal data from their companies do so in order to gain headway in their new job.

An overwhelming 95 per cent of all the internal data theft is carried out by an employee who wants to get an advantage once they’ve left the firm, according to a report from business law firm Mishcon de Reya, in. Of those, 30 per cent do so to set up a competing business model and 65 per cent to use the information in a new role with an existing competitor.

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