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11/9/2007
12:44 PM
Keith Ferrell
Keith Ferrell
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Security Threats Keeping You Up Nights?

Nice new approach to security survey questions: what threats cost you the most sleep? For government workers the answer includes bots, spyware and breaches.

Nice new approach to security survey questions: what threats cost you the most sleep? For government workers the answer includes bots, spyware and breaches.The Cisco-sponsored survey of government IT officials gives pretty clear indication that securing our networks is no more a 9-5 concern for federal employees than for the rest of us.

Network-level threats and compliance issues came in near the top of the tossings and turnings, with ongoing concerns including the need for additional security training for employees and end-users.

How about you? Sleeping like a baby in confidence that your business is completely protected? Or walking the floor in the post-midnight hours, worrying about what vulnerability gets hit next?

Sleep on it -- if you can -- and let me know.

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