Posted: 24 Sep 2011 01:06 PM PDT
According to new research from Webroot, the first Internet security service company, only about 25 per cent of employees have tried to bypass company security policies while at work, while nearly all (95 per cent) respect the importance of their employer's measures for protecting their network and customer information. "It is a pleasant surprise to learn that employees understand the need for increased security and abide by corporate policy," said Jacques Erasmus, chief information security officer for Webroot. "That said, employees at all levels still introduce risk to a corporate network through activities like surfing the web, shopping online, planning personal events and accessing personal email accounts while at work. As we see more and more malware being spread through the browser, such as Zeus and SpyEye which infects users' computers to track their keystrokes and steal their banking information, it is vitally important for companies to put in place suitable web security solutions and develop effective and secure web security policies to help protect their organisation." Surveying more than 2,500 employees in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia, Webroot also found that executive or senior management staff performed non-work related activities during work at a higher rate than [...]
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