Data breach con­cerns

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More than half the com­pa­nies in the Mid­dle East have ex­pe­ri­enced a data breach in the last 12 months. Fig­ures re­leased yes­ter­day in the Ge­malto Data Se­cu­rity Con­fi­dence Index 2016 also said that 60 per cent of IT pro­fes­sion­als in the Mid­dle East re­gion say that unauthorised users can ac­cess their net­works. The fig­ures, the re­sult of a sur­vey of 14,000 peo­ple, also re­vealed that ev­ery sin­gle firm had ex­pe­ri­enced a data breach at some point in the last five years. The re­port into the find­ings also rec­om­mended that the fo­cus needs to shift from se­cur­ing the perime­ter to se­cur­ing the data.

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