10 Ways Your Employees Pose a Security Risk for Your Organization - Unauthorized Software Updates

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

9. Unauthorized Software Updates

Allowing employees to download patches or upgrades before your networks are ready can render user PCs and the network itself vulnerable to hacks and other security attacks.

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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