How to sell - the danger within

Monday, 17 May 2004, 1:14 PM EST

The sheer scale of the security threat presented by employees should not be underestimated.

Either knowingly or unknowingly, employees represent the biggest threat to IT systems or data security, and businesses in the UK are not doing enough about the problem because of a mixture of ignorance, skills shortages and a lack of investment. This is a recipe for reseller intervention.

According to a joint survey conducted by consultant PwC and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on behalf of Microsoft, Entrust and Computer Associates, the problem of security breaches is far from under control.

By Marc Ambasna-Jones at vnunet.

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