1. Data Leakage
Loss of data leads the league when it comes to IT security care-abouts, with 17 percent of survey respondents naming it as the most likely single threat facing network security in the next 12 months. And as various exploits target the seams of security coverage at the same time that the malware bugs are becoming more insidious, who can blame them? The data on the network represents a substantial percentage of company value, and various compliance standards such as HIPAA and PCI have stringent requirements that can make data loss an even more unpleasant experience than ever before. Thus, the topic is moving beyond its previous status as a technology level discussion, and it is becoming more of a business level discussion as C-Level executives of all types increasingly recognize the inherent risks.