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When It Comes To Computers, Proper Security Is Essential

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Did know that were were approximately 42,887 incidents in the United States involving data loss or theft, computer intrusions, and privacy breaches in the year 2011? In fact, data sourced from the US Government Accountability Office reveals that cases of security breaches rose from 13,017 in 2010, to 15,560 in 2011. It is essential to note that these kinds of breaches can have substantial consequences. For example, in October of 2011, an international hacker broke into computer files at the South Carolina Department of Revenue, gaining access to about 3.6 million tax returns. And for business, security breaches can have serious financial ramifications. For UK businesses, the cost of data breaches have risen by 68 percent in the past five years. It can also do serious damages to a business reputation. In fact, it