Human Error Still the Main Cause of Data Breaches

According to the Data Protection Report conducted by Shred-it – www. – Canadian C-suite and small business owners recognize data security risks but underestimate the consequences. Most of the respondents said that human error or accidental loss to be the main cause of a data breach.

“The findings of this year’s report should act as a wake-up call for Canadian Business leaders,” said Peter Vincett, Vice President of Stericyle Canada, provider of Shred-it information security services.

The report is a valuable tool for businesses as consumers increasingly scrutinize corporate data protection policies when choosing who to do business with.