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5 Security Flubs Users Make When Browsing the Web

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"You can install the best firewalls, patch religiously, and make sure your anti-virus software is always up-to-date, but there is one online risk factor you can never control: the user. Whether they are downloading dangerous content or falling prey to phishing scams, the end user continues to be the toughest security risk to mitigate in most organizations.

"From our perspective, this is one of the most difficult things to protect end users against, because you are trying to protect them against themselves," said Matt Watchinski, head of the vulnerability research team at Sourcefire, a Maryland-based security products provider.

Web surfing, which is done by many users these days in the workplace and on work-issued devices, is just another portal for trouble." – Content courtesy of 5 Security Flubs Users Make When Browsing the Web – CIO.com – Business Technology Leadership

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