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Users the worst enemy?

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Date: Sep 17, 2007 - 12:40 PM
An ominous report on corporate security - viruses have slipped to second place in computing security, behind users themselves.

It's internal users who are now causing the greatest number of problems, though they may also cause minimal damage. Hiding porn on an office PC, using unlicensed software, and abusing e-mail all count as security incidents, though all pale in comparison to one successful phishing trip. These sorts of internal incidents can be pesky, though, and 59 percent of all respondents had to deal with them in the last year.

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