There probably always will be some indifference to breach notifications, but I'd like to hope that today's average, technology-reliant consumer isn't blissfully trusting that businesses and the government have their best interests in mind.
One of the findings in SC Magazine's fourth annual "Guarding Against a Data Breach" survey is that you can get compliant with a sound security program in place, but you might not necessarily get security with a compliance-based plan.
In one of our features this month, "2006: Year of exposed IDs," we discuss the various breaches that have plagued businesses of all sizes over the last year. As our edition went to press, still other incidents cropped up.
Even with all the hoopla, there are CISOs still having challenges, vendors that aren't meeting needs, and companies still giving security short shrift, says Illena Armstrong, VP editorial, SC Magazine.