Poor HR leaves firms open to security risks

Friday, 9 March 2007, 12:03 AM EST

Small UK businesses are leaving themselves vulnerable to unnecessary IT security risks because of poor human resources practices, it was claimed today.

A poll of over 1,000 SMEs (50-250 employees) across Europe conducted by McAfee found that only 32 per cent have IT security as an aspect of employee induction. The research indicated that the UK leads the induction drive, and that British businesses are the most likely to hold induction sessions for all employees.

At vnunet.

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