UK: Financial Workers Regularly Forget USB Sticks at Dry Cleaners

From the this-is-not-what-we-meant-by-cleaning-your-drive dept:

As data loss reaches an all time high, a new survey shows financial workers in the UK are regularly forgetting USB sticks at the dry cleaners.

According to a survey by Texas-based data security firm Credant Technologies, 9,000 USB sticks were forgotten in people’s pockets in the UK last year as they took their clothes to the local dry cleaners.

Financial workers in the City of London are particularly forgetful: one dry cleaner in the heart of the financial district said he is getting an average of 1 USB stick every two weeks, while another said he had found at least 80 in the last year.

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