Security Slideshow: High-Risk Employee Behavior: 10 Areas to Watch

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 01-11-2011
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Your job is getting harder every day when it comes to data security and protection of your IT assets. Malicious hackers and other cyber criminals lurk everywhere, ready to steal sensitive corporate information. Educating employees about the risks and ensuring that they're adhering to your use policies may feel like a full-time job. To help ease the burden, we put together this handy checklist of the 10 employee-related security issues your company will face in the next 12 months. While some of the items listed here may seem obvious to you, chances are some of your employees have never thought of these behaviors as risky. Even seemingly harmless activities can have a real and lasting impact on your company. Share this list with your employees, or use it to begin a dialog on setting and enforcing use policies.

Dangerous browsing habits

We know the dangers that lurk on the Internet. But your employees don't necessarily recognize this. Some Web sites are crawling with malware, while others can potentially send employees to dangerous sites. Make education a priority and keep a close eye on browsing habits.

Dangerous browsing habits
 
 
 
 
 

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