Greater push for data leak protection post-WikiLeaks

Monday - 12/20/2010, 3:15pm EST

Edward Amoroso, senior vice president and chief security officer, AT&T

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The failure of data leak protection was a big issue for agencies before WikiLeaks, but now there is even more reason to push for greater data leak protection.

Edward Amoroso, the senior vice president and chief security officer at AT&T, said the cybersecurity industry has been pushing for more data leak protection in the past couple of years.

Amoroso is the author of "Cyber Attacks: Protecting National Infrastructure."

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