Information security may be improving but embarrassing incidents involving data loss or identity theft at the Veterans' Administration and at TJX Companies, the operator of T.J. Maxx and Marshalls retail chains, suggest that the battle is a long way from victory.
Indeed, three-fourths of the information security professionals around the world surveyed by Frost & Sullivan say they now consider avoiding reputation damage to their organizations as a top priority.
That fits with the times. Increasingly, companies are elevating the prevention of high-profile data security breaches to the level of a strategic goal, if not competitive weapon.
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