TITLE

Bark or Bite?

AUTHOR(S)
Viollis, Paul; Kane, Doug
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Mar2006, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the increase in workplace violence in the U.S. Verbal threats, intentional downloading of viruses and product tampering are some of the ways in which employees are expressing their frustration. According to a study conducted by Risk Control Strategies, some senior managers had received verbal threats.
ACCESSION #
20081149

 

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