The enemy within the firewall


Employees are now regarded as a greater danger to workplace cyber security than the gangs of hackers and virus writers launching targeted attacks from outside the firewall.

That is the perception of 75 per cent of Australian information technology managers who took part in an international IBM security survey.

With email and instant messaging proving increasingly popular and devices such as laptop computers, mobile phones and USB storage devices more commonplace in the office, the opportunities for workplace crime are growing. The enemy within the firewall - Breaking - Technology - theage.com.au

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