Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 04-15-2013

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Be Prepared  80% of the respondents were hit with Web-borne attacks in 2012.

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Where Are They Coming From?  88% of security administrators say that Internet browsing poses a major malware risk to a company.

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Phishing For Victims  Phishing emails are the most popular way to target companies, with 55% of them falling victim to such scams.

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Keyloggers? Uh, Oh  Keyloggers and spyware are another major concern, with 43% of companies saying they were hit with such attacks in the last year.

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Drive-By Downloads, Anyone?  Drive-by downloads are also hitting companies hard, with 42% saying they were affected them in 2012.

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Taking Up IT’s Time  With all of the Web-borne threats, it's no surprise 71% of respondents report that they're seeing increased help desk time used to repair damage to company products

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Bring On the Bodies  Another 68% of IT pros say their company needs to hire more people to manage Web security.

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

The Business Side Gets In the Mix, Too  It's not just IT-related problems. Nearly two-thirds of respondents say that employee productivity decreases when a Web-borne attack occurs.

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Gambling? Really?  This might come as a surprise, but 17% of companies don't prohibit online gambling in the workplace despite the obvious security and productivity risks.

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

No More Streaming  More than 60% of IT professionals say they do not allow the streaming of music or video in the office.

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise

Personal E-mail? Go Ahead  Just 26% of companies say they ban access to personal Web-based e-mail accounts.

Web-Borne Attacks Besiege the Enterprise