Personal Email Use at Work Creates Big Security Risks

Adams, John
December 2006
Bank Technology News;Dec2006, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p21
Trade Publication
The article discusses the results of the survey conducted by Marshal, an email security firm, regarding the use of personal Web-based email at work. The survey found that several companies allow total access to personal email accounts at work. According to Penny Freeman, director of software sales and engineering for Marshal, the use of personal Web-based email at work creates many threats to businesses since they are exposing firms to greater chance of breeches.


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