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"We believe if we increase our [user] awareness, we could be able to minimize the insider threat," says Ken Watson, USG director of IT risk management and end-user services.
Decosimo's Joyce says keeping clients' data private and secure is especially challenging because a mobile workforce has made network boundaries nearly disappear. The firm uses a wide range of security policies and technologies, with an emphasis on user policy compliance and education.
"We are increasingly finding that, regardless of the amount of money
we spend on security technology, an educated end-user community is a first and critical line of defense," he says.
This was first published in December 2006