Database Slideshow: Enterprise Data Breaches: Ignorance Isn't Bliss
A significant number of IT professionals in a recent survey say that their companies are likely to be the target of a data breach over the next year, according to the report "Data in the Dark: Organizational Disconnect Hampers Information Security."The report, sponsored by security vendor Application Security Inc., is based on a survey conducted by Unisphere Research. The survey polled more than 760 members of the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS). The majority of respondents are database administrators; other respondents included IT managers and developers. Respondents attribute the shortcomings of overall data security to several factors, including budget limitations, a lack of understanding, and poor accountability and oversight. In fact, four of 10 respondents say they don't even know how much their company spends on IT security.