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Most IT staff would steal company secrets: survey




Most IT staff would steal company secrets: survey
Most IT staff would steal company secrets: survey



http://www.computerworlduk.com/management/security/cybercrime/news/index.cfm?newsid=10734 

By Computerworld UK reporter
Computerworld UK
August 28, 2008

Most IT staff would steal sensitive company information, including CEO's 
passwords and customer details, if they were laid off, according to a 
new survey from Cyber-Ark.

A staggering 88 percent of IT administrators admitted they would take 
corporate secrets, if they were suddenly made redundant. The target 
information included CEO passwords, customer database, research and 
development plans, financial reports, M&A plans and the company's list 
of privileged passwords.

The research also revealed that, of that 88 percent, a third would take 
the privilege password list to gain access to valuable documents such as 
financial reports, accounts, salaries and other privileged information.

Identity management firm Cyber-Ark conducted the survey of 300 IT 
professionals in its annual review 'Trust, Security & Passwords'.

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