Internet security: Who needs it? (You do)

Thursday, 1 July 2004, 12:53 AM EST

E-mail, e-commerce, online transactions, Web-based catalogs, but also viruses, worms, spam, spyware and hackers-the Internet has connected our desktops, laptops and businesses to the world, but it has also connected the world to us. And that world includes countless threats to our security and, particularly, the security of the information housed on our computers.

"The Internet is filled with programs and tools that can aid people trying get into your system," says Warren Kane, CEO of Salem's B2X Online, a wireless Internet provider. "But security threats come not only from outside your company. Many of the biggest security holes are found on the inside."

By Keith Ferrell at BizJournal

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