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Penalties, Punishment & Prison for Serious Data Breaches advocated: Survey

Websense declared the results of an international survey of 102 security professionals conducted at this year’s e-Crime Congress. Nearly all respondents (98 %) believe that the law should address serious data breaches that expose consumers’ data loss through punishments such as fines (65%), mandatory disclosure (68%), and compensation for consumers’ affected (55%). Sixteen percent even advocate arrest and jail sentence for the CEO or board members.