Five tips to protect yourself against your employees

Thursday, 29 March 2007, 8:54 AM EST

That mid-level executive who walks out of corporate headquarters with a flash key that holds reams of sensitive data doesn’t feel like a hacker. But when – whoops – he leaves it on the kitchen table, your firewall has been compromised.

And when it’s picked up by his teenage son, who inadvertently downloads it to his hard drive (where it’s sucked up by spyware and sold to operators in Eastern Europe) the affect is <>worse than many hack attacks.

At Datamation.

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