10 Ways Your Employees Pose a Security Risk for Your Organization - Collaboration Tools & Hosted Software

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

7. Collaboration Tools & Hosted Software

Collaboration tools such as SharePoint, wikis and even e-mail distribution systems are great in theory but security risks in practice, unless administrators actively monitor the distribution and usage of user names and passwords. Not taking these security measures leaves the systems open to people who should not have access.

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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