The global economic slump is prompting IT staff to snoop on colleagues, suggests research.BBC NEWS | Technology | Slump prompts workplace snooping
A survey of IT workers by Cyber-Ark found that 35% of those questioned had viewed confidential information, such as salaries and redundancy lists.
The majority of those questioned, 74%, said they could get round the controls locking away confidential information.
Many admitted that they would steal information from businesses if they were fired.
Most popular among those planning to steal data when they left were copies of customer databases, passwords for an e-mail administrator account, and merger plans.
Thursday, 11 June 2009
BBC NEWS | Technology | Slump prompts workplace snooping
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