Encryption Becomes Business as Usual
Encrypting networks and data is a necessary fallback. Encryption isn't invulnerable; criminals will always attempt to crack it, just as they do antivirus and anti-malware programs. Still, encrypting data is the best last resort when lost or stolen data falls into malevolent hands; it's a technical solution IT departments and vendors can implement. About three-quarters of IT organizations budgeted for encryption in 2007; that percentage is likely to rise. More company data will be encrypted, in 2008 and beyond.