Web 2.0 users open a Pandora’s box of security problems

Monday, 2 April 2007, 12:03 AM EST

When she can’t find the financial information she needs in the system, the vice president asks her assistant to export the raw data from the financials database into a text file and email it to her at a remote meeting. She receives the file, imports the proprietary data into a spreadsheet, massages the numbers and shares the document online with another assistant, who polishes the final product. The presentation is a success, but the process didn’t involve Microsoft Office, SharePoint or other IT-approved enterprise-class collaborative tools.

At Computerworld.

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