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Royal Wedding: Why Prince William and Kate Middleton Matter to IT

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 04-22-2011 Print
The Royal Wedding between the U.K.'s Prince William and Kate Middleton, which takes place April 29, 2011 at Westminster Abbey, is shaping up to be the event of the year. People around the globe are clamoring to see what the bride-to-be will wear, how the ceremony will go down, and what the future will look like for these two icons. It's only natural that some workers will be keeping up with the Royal Wedding on your enterprise devices. Sure, this raises productivity questions. But that's not the real issue here. According to a new survey conducted by Impulse Research for Symantec, security problems are already becoming a serious cause for concern as malicious hackers use Royal Wedding search terms to target unsuspecting Web surfers. Such threats could put your network in danger, and they could prove to cost your company an inordinate amount of cash. The survey received responses from 1,047 American men and women over age 18 who plan to follow news coverage of William and Kate's Royal Wedding. Read on to find out more about the threats affecting Royal Wedding seekers around the globe -- and what your company can do to limit the potential problems.


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