Risky business: staff threats to firms’ IT safety

At a time when many businesses are downsizing, a strong relationship between IT and HR departments can help to reduce security risks, according to James McLoughlin, senior security specialist with Lan Communications.

21st February, 2009

At a time when many businesses are downsizing, a strong relationship between IT and HR departments can help to reduce security risks, according to James McLoughlin, senior security specialist with Lan Communications.

He advised companies to ensure that their entire IT infrastructure was protected before making any major announcements affecting staff. He said to hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.

‘‘Common sense tells us that it does not make good business sense...

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