Protecting yourself from an inside job

Viruses and worms may get all the publicity but it's the accounts clerk with a grudge who is likely to cause businesses more trouble. With legitimate access to financial systems, he or she may be able to wreak more damage to your organisation than the most sophisticated Ukrainian hacker.

Even poorly trained or demotivated staff can cause problems. By mailing out inappropriate material to suppliers or customers, they can damage their employer's reputation. And by downloading and circulating porn, they can put themselves and their employer on the wrong side of the law. Analysis: Protecting yourself from an inside job - Security Strategy - Breaking Business and Technology News at

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 19th April 2006 11:48PM