Focus on survival not just data security, cyber experts say

Concentrating on data breach prevention may be a mistake, panel warns

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More and more data breaches are coming to light, with many taking several months to detect, according to an industry report released yesterday – but industry experts warned that firms should beware of focusing on data breaches and ignoring more serious cyber threats that could bring down entire companies. Speaking at the launch of the Trustwave Global Security Report in London yesterday, Matt Palmer, chair of the Channel Islands Information Security Forum, warned: "What we should be wor