many businesses data theft is a very important problem. Data theft
can take place with many ways, and usually it involves an "insider",
an employee or someone who has access to the business' IT
infrastructure. There are usually three questions that need to be
What can be stolen:
theft is the stealing of information or data from a business
environment. It refers to data that is almost always private and
confidential, and not available in the public domain (i.e. Balance
Sheet). Data theft can include the stealing of:
business and marketing plans,
patents & blue prints
customer information etc.
can your data be stolen:
information can be stolen by
emailing data outside the business network
copying the data on a CD/DVD or a USB key
making hard copies and carrying them out
hide the sensitive data inside an apparently harmless or irrelevant
file (i.e. document, photo etc.)
providing access to an outsider through clandestine software
Who can steal your information?
Sensitive business data can be stolen by disloyal employees, by
employees who want to leave the company or who suspect they will get
fired, by industrial espionage experts, or simply greedy people who
will easily accept money from competitors.
case, it is your right to protect your business. There are forensic
ways to determine the kind of information that has been sent out on
the internet, or stored in various devices. Call us and find out how
you can protect your business.