The survey respondents were actually more aware of security issues in 2007 than in 2006 (69 percent to 67 percent), but insecure behavior is actually growing anyway. For example, 34 percent of respondents said they still click on suspicious and unknown emails "to see who it's from," and another 6 percent say they also click on the attachments.
Further exacerbating the problem is the blurring of lines between home computing and work computing are beginning to blur. Forty-nine percent of respondents said they access work files from personal devices, including smartphones and PDA, and 48 percent use their work computers to access personal files.
Smaller businesses, which often have less-developed security programs and IT departments to administer them, should be especially wary of these trends.DarkReading