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Report: Growth Of Digital Data Could Overwhelm Security
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Written by Daniel   
Tuesday, 19 May 2009 11:35

IDC "Digital Universe" study says volume of data is vastly outgrowing the resources available to protect it

May 18, 2009 | 03:12 PM
By Tim Wilson
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The good news is that there will be plenty of job openings for security pros in the digital universe of the coming years, according to a report published today. The bad news is that those security pros are going to have their work cut out for them.
According to the annual "Digital Universe" report published by International Data Corp. (IDC), the volume of data created by individuals and businesses continues to multiply, doubling every 18 months. At its current rate, the universe of content created across the globe will grow fivefold " from 486 exabytes to more than 2,500 exabytes " by the end of 2012.   [Comments...]

 

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