Telecommuters seen as weakest link in network security

Monday, 22 November 2004, 9:56 AM EST

For so-called small- to mid-sized enterprises (SMEs), the security risk created by the proliferation of telecommuters has been especially worrying. A recent survey by WatchGuard Technologies of its own customer base of businesses with 1,000 or fewer employees found that 25% of IT administrators believe that remote workers present the biggest security challenge in their organizations.

The primary problem, many of these administrators believe, is that the telecommuters simply aren't security savvy enough to protect themselves.

By John K. Waters at ADTmag.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Unnoticed for years, malware turned Linux and BSD servers into spamming machines

For years, servers around the world running Linux and BSD operating systems have been targeted by an individual or group that compromised them via a backdoor Trojan, then made them send out spam.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Mon, May 4th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //