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8 Ways Ethically Compromised Employees Compromise Security

From audit cheats to bringing data to a new job, unscrupulous employees put organizations at risk.

The prevailing security wisdom to "trust but verify" comes from a deep well of painful experience.

The fact is that there are always a few bad apples in the barrel, and when it comes to employees--whether IT or your typical corporate user--the bad actors can introduce a lot of risk to the organization. But some IT executives may not realize just how many potential bad apples there can be, depending on the circumstances.

Here are a few statistics that show how prevalent shaky ethics really are in the workplace.

About the Author(s)

Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer

Contributing Writer, Dark Reading

Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading.

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