Monitoring Desk: Databasetheft.com has reported that UK data theft rises to record high as 75% UK firms have no system to control access of employee to sensitive data of the firm like contacts details and clients info.
According to an article published tittled UK data theft rises to record high , employees who are leaving firms are making copies of databases or other confidential information and taking information with them to their new employers.
Article indicates that around 75% of UK businesses do not have any system in place to control their employees’ access to data. Another survey has shown that 80% of employers do not believe that their employees would steal any confidential data. Sadly, however, this is not borne out by the facts. A poll has shown that 23% of employees admit to taking confidential information from their company, and one in ten said that they did so regularly. A third of employers said that they did not think there was any need to deploy data security systems, and almost 70% admitted to not changing systems passwords regularly.