7 IT mistakes that leave data open to employee fraud

A growing number of the IT security risks companies face come as a result of employee fraud. Here are some keys IT should keep in mind to help prevent against insider threats.

43% of IT staffers admit they could sabotage their employers

If your company is anything like the organizations looked at in this recent survey, it may be time to protect your network against the risks posed by unhappy current and former employees.

3 types of insider threats – and how to protect against them

Of all the IT security threats companies face, insider attacks may be the most dangerous. Here are some ways to protect your business’s data.

The 5 biggest security blunders of 2010

As 2010 draws to a close, it’s a good time to reflect on the mistakes of the past year and learn from them. Here are five notable breach stories from 2010 — and the lessons they teach:

IT staffer jailed for stealing co-workers’ personal info

Of all the threats against data security, some of the biggest may be sitting inside the IT department right now.

Study: Most data breaches are avoidable

When folks think of data breaches, they often imagine criminals using highly sophisticated technology to sneak into a company’s computer network. But most breaches may be a lot simpler than that.