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11/2/2017
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10 Mistakes End Users Make That Drive Security Managers Crazy

Here's a list of common, inadvertent missteps end users make that can expose company data.
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11/2/2017 | 2:24:15 PM
Timely topic
The slide about "Losing track of corrupted thumb drives" seems particularly timely after that USB drive was found on the streets of London last week with 70 unencrypted security files about from Heathrow International Airport. The question remains about how the drive ended up where it did but according to my client, Veriato, it's reasonable to assume this was an act by an insider with access to sensitive security data. Whatever the scenario, it definitely illustrates the dangers that trusted insiders can pose (whther inadvertently or maliciously) to their companies as well as to public safety and even national security. Will be interesting to see how this story unfolds.
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