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Report: Employee Theft of Information is Pervasive

Multiple media outlets (see here  and here, for example) have been covering an alarming report jointly issued recently by the Ponemon Institute, an Arizona-based research group, and Symantec Corp., that data theft is common among departing employees. As reported in the Washington Post, the most significant finding of a joint survey of employees who left a job in 2008 was that almost 60% of ex-employees admitted to taking company data of one sort or another. The most commonly identified kinds of records taken were “email lists,”… More