Sunday, September 16, 2007

Security Dangers of Consumer Technologies in the Enterprise

Here's a list from Computer World of the eight most common consumer technologies and their potential security risks in your company.

Not that every company has to be a backward Luddite, but consumer technologies are fast outpacing the ability of companies to deal with them. In addition, as the work day merges into every day, employees are starting to use their household electronic gadgets for work too.

An example, are P2P technologies, which were used to steal an assessment of terrorist threats and in an ID theft scam. Skype, another popular technology, also fell victim to a worm.

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