The recession is creating camaraderie amongst workforces, at the expense of their employers, is the finding of a transatlantic survey. Carried out amongst 600 office workers in Canary Wharf London and Wall Street New York, 41% of workers have already taken sensitive data with them to their new position, whilst a third would pass on company information if it proved useful in getting friends or family a job.
From an article on a security website, it states more and more employees are stealing data when they leave their current employer; A couple of interesting stats from the article.
85% of people admit they know it’s illegal to download corporate data.
57% of people say it is easier to take sensitive data this year, up 29% from last year
Top of the list is customer and contact details