50% of the companies have had a data loss in the past 12 months

More than 50% of the companies surveyed by Deloitte Touche admitted to having a data loss within the last 12 months, with roughly 33% of those incidents directly resulting in financial losses. 50% of the companies reporting data breaches said the incidents involved internal attacks or policy violations. 4% said their employers are doing enough to address the issue, and just 20% of respondents said that they feel confident that their companies’ intellectual property is being sufficiently safeguarded. 24% of interviewees said that the security tools they have installed are being used effectively.