Document Type


Peer Reviewed


Publication Date

Winter 2-25-2019

Scholarship Domain(s)

Scholarship of Discovery


This paper explores security and the value of everyday personal data. This paper will explore how major breaches can affect both companies and their clients. Corporate attitudes regarding the security of personal data will be discussed, what companies do with our data and lastly what strategies are employed by corporate organizations to maintain our data safe and secure. This is an important topic that needs more review and research because in the world today, security paradigms are failing on both the user and business side. The average citizen simply does not understand how important it is to keep information secure given the big advances in cyber crime as we move forward into a digital world of tomorrow. As well, businesses need to employ excellent cyber security expertise , to ensure the information they are required to maintain does not fall into the wrong hands.

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