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Understanding Web 2.0 security in the workplace

Check Point and Ponemon Institute asked where Web 2.0 security risks rank on the list of priorities

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  • Web 2.0 tools significantly lower the security posture of their organisations
  • Viruses and malware are common problems for insecure use of Web 2.0 applications, but not the only concern for businesses
  • Most IT administrators do not believe their organisations have sufficient resources dedicated to securing critical web applications
  • More security consciousness is needed in order to enable employees to utilise Internet applications, without compromising security. It’s a technological and user awareness issue


The impact of Web 2.0 use in the enterprise

82% of IT security administrators surveyed believe social networking, Internet applications and widgets have significantly lowered the security posture of their organisation.

  • The impact of Web 2.0 use in the enterprise
  • Most common problems impacting network security
  • More security consciousness needed
  • Security accountability
  • Other key characteristics



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