(23-Feb-11)  Data that is most likely to be stolen are information that has the highest commercial value, according to James Quin, lead research analyst for Info-Tech Research Group in London, Ont.

 

He said information typically falls into two buckets – intellectual property and client/employee information.

“The former is generally attacked through targeted types of attacks and is generally business specific. The latter is usually attacked through a broad-based attack is non-business specific,” said Quin.

Electronic records must be kept in secured systems “protected by firewalls and anti-malware at least and with restricted and monitored user access,” he adds.

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Published: February 23, 2011
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