3. Main Concern Is Inadvertent Exposure Of Data
Those surveyed by Ponemon were worried most about employee mistakes, followed by legal and law enforcement requests for data. System and process malfunction resulting in data exposure also was cited as a potential problem. Concerns over inadvertent exposure outweighed concerns over actual attacks by more than 2-to-1, according to the Ponemon survey. Survey respondents said hacking and insider threats concerned them the least.