Enemies within

Bailey, Richard
April 2011
Utility Week;4/22/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 15/16, p17
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the security threat posed by disgruntled or covert employee acting dishonestly to British businesses. According to a 2010 Symantec survey, several office workers have admitted that they took sensitive data off site. A 2011 Deloitte survey found that there has been a sharp rise in cyber attacks from within. It notes a tendency for utilities to overlook internal security threats due to a focus on fighting traditional crimes. It points out a need for utilities to require security awareness skills on their front desk personnel.


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