Online shopping at work poses IT risk

Staff who shop online at work could be creating serious IT risks for their employers, writes Gordon Smith

31st October, 2009

Christmas will soon be upon us, but many employers may enter the season feeling less than jolly. With high levels of online shopping on work computers expected this year, businesses could be left with two unwanted gifts - less productive staff and the increased risk of online threats.

According to a new survey by ISACA, a global non-profit group for IT professionals, workers intend to spend almost two working days - more than 14 hours...

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