Draconian security policies create their own problems

Wednesday, 7 September 2005, 12:57 PM EST

Companies walk a difficult line when they try to determine how to handle their employees' computer use. The proliferation of malware—and the very high likelihood that an unwary staff member will download spyware, or surf to a worm-laden site—means that IT departments and small business owners have to be careful about what's happening on their networks.

By Barbara Krasnoff at InformationWeek.

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