Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Including Corporate Secrets in Risk Analysis

Companies usually have secrets that are valuable to them. Coca Cola's recipe, for example. Or earnings projections. This can be distinguished from custodial information, such as payroll data. In a new RSA study, the relative worth of corporate secrets is examined and the attention given to them by corporate security programs is measured. It was found that companies pay less attention to secrets even though they are generally worth more to the company than private custodial data. The research points the way to a different focus on corporate risk analysis. For a download of the paper, click this link.

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