Miles Associates LLC

Jim Miles – IT & IT Security Consultant – Web Sites for Growing Organizations

Recession-era Security Threats

…59 percent of employees who lost or left a job in 2008 admitted to stealing confidential company information. Most startlingly, 82 percent of respondents reported that their employers didn’t perform an audit or review of paper or electronics before they left their jobs and nearly a quarter of respondents had access to their employer’s network after they left.

With more layoffs on the horizon in the upcoming months, many CIOs are going to need to be prepared to help protect the business from desperate employees. This means finding a way to efficiently deprovision accounts, prevent unauthorized data dumps, and generally keep tabs on how employees interact with data.

via Know It All – Security – Recession-era Security Threats Find Companies Unprepared.

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