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You've Got Mail--And Someone's Corporate Secrets

A high percentage of proprietary business communications are being handled nonchalantly through unsecured channels--such as Web e-mail and personal instant messaging--raising serious concerns about the potential loss of intellectual property, according to new research released at the Microsoft Global Technology Summit in San Jose, Calif.
Highly valuable, business-critical documents such as legal contracts, sales and marketing plans, product designs, financials, technical data and other proprietary information are commonly transported through these unsecured networks, researchers say.
Source: CIO Insight, http://www.cioinsight.com

A high percentage of proprietary business communications are being handled nonchalantly through unsecured channels--such as Web e-mail and personal instant messaging--raising serious concerns about the potential loss of intellectual property, according to new research released at the Microsoft Global Technology Summit in San Jose, Calif.
Highly valuable, business-critical documents such as legal contracts, sales and marketing plans, product designs, financials, technical data and other proprietary information are commonly transported through these unsecured networks, researchers say.
Source: CIO Insight, http://www.cioinsight.com