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CA Finds Troubling Evidence that Inside Job Cyber-Crimes on the Rise

CA Computer Associates PC Protection SoftwareA national security and privacy survey sponsored by CA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CA – News) and conducted by The Strategic Counsel showed that security threats from within an organization now are a bigger problem than attacks from external sources.

At the same time, the number of U.S. organizations reporting loss of confidential data and reduced customer satisfaction has increased by 55 percent and 65 percent, respectively, in the past two years. According to the CA 2008 Security and Privacy Survey, in 2008 more than 34 percent of organizations reported a loss of confidential information as a result of security attacks and breaches, up from 22 percent in 2006.

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