10 Ways Your Employees Pose a Security Risk for Your Organization

By Michael Hickins  |  Posted 2008-05-28 Print this article Print

By Michael Hickins

1. USB Flash Drives

Unprotected USB drives are a prime way of letting sensitive company data walk out the door. Short of blocking USB flash drives altogether, companies can use device management software to monitor the ways the drives are being used.

Employees can pose security threats to your enterprise IT infrastructure through mobile devices such as smart phones and laptops, as well as the various networks and applications with which their unsecured devices are liable to interact. Enterprise IT administrators, network administrators, and enterprise security workers and consultants should be aware of these security risks.

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