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Mortgage data leaked onto P2P network

Confidential data belonging to thousands of customers of ABN Amro Mortgage in the US have been inadvertently leaked onto a person-to-person file sharing network by a former employee of the firm, accor...

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Those embarrassing little - and not so little - leaks

Interestingly, this was exactly the topic of conversation at a couple of CIO / CTO level Information Security dinners that we have hosted in the city recently, and follows hot (OK, warm) on the heels of the FSA's Market Watch newsletter on Market Conduct and Transaction Reporting Issues, with accidental leaks of sensitive information being a key issue...

Gartner recently described our Information Leak Prevention market as 'adolescent'. If that means embarrassing (and expensive) slips and gaffes for firms as it matures, then they are absolutely right.


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