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.

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