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Employee file transfers put firms at risk

Employee file transfers put firms at risk

Companies are being warned of the dangers posed by third-party web transfer services, and the use of instant messaging and social networking sites to send personal information..
Apr 16 2008 7:45AM
Admiring, not hiring is the key to skills shortage

Admiring, not hiring is the key to skills shortage

While the Australian IT industry laments a lack of industry awareness and training to support staffing requirements, employee retention could be the key to overcoming the skills shortage of recent times.
Mar 27 2008 12:51PM
Former Boeing employee charged in data theft

Former Boeing employee charged in data theft

Seattle police have charged a former Boeing employee with 16 counts of computer trespass for the alleged theft of 320,000 files, as well as leaking them to a Seattle-area daily newspaper.
Jul 16 2007 10:42AM
Report finds fault in IT employee, director in Birmingham VA breach

Report finds fault in IT employee, director in Birmingham VA breach

A dishonest IT specialist, lack of encryption and insufficient physical security controls may have contributed to the disappearance of a US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) external hard drive that contained the personal information of 1.8 million people, an Office of Inspector General (OIG) report has concluded.
Jul 6 2007 9:57AM
Fidelity: employee stole, sold 2.3 million consumer records

Fidelity: employee stole, sold 2.3 million consumer records

In one of this year's largest data breaches, financial processing company Fidelity National Information Services revealed on Tuesday that a subsidiary's employee stole 2.3 million consumer records containing credit card, bank account and other personal information.
Jul 4 2007 11:27AM
IBM loses tapes with employee personal info

IBM loses tapes with employee personal info

IBM, which invented magnetic tape storage more than 50 years ago and has since emerged as a leading provider of data encryption, has lost an undisclosed number of backup tapes containing the personal information of employees.
May 17 2007 9:53AM
UK retailer Marks & Spencer employee details stolen

UK retailer Marks & Spencer employee details stolen

Thousands of employees at Marks & Spencer are demanding answers after being told they may be at risk of identity fraud following the theft of a company laptop.
May 9 2007 9:52AM
Evolution of employee monitoring stretches far beyond email

Evolution of employee monitoring stretches far beyond email

The concept of organisations keeping a watchful eye on employees during company hours is nothing new.
Feb 26 2007 5:35AM
Keyloggers steal US$35,000 from users of savings program

Keyloggers steal US$35,000 from users of savings program

The users of a retirement savings and investment plan for US federal employees were targeted by keyloggers last month, with cybercriminals making off with about US$35,000 from user accounts.
Jan 23 2007 7:50AM
Hacker cracks University of Arizona network

Hacker cracks University of Arizona network

A hacker may have obtained the personal information of University of Arizona employees, as well as details of the institution's financial transactions.
Jan 10 2007 6:34PM
Is employee blogging a risk?

Is employee blogging a risk?

Risk issues around corporate email monitoring have received a lot of attention in recent years, but as blogging continues to gain in corporate adoption, more risk implications may arise. While executives and IT teams have long recognized the importance of having policies in place to manage external forms of communication like email they are just beginning to realize the importance of applying the same level of scrutiny to their internal and external corporate blogs.
Jul 6 2006 9:34PM
Time Warner says missing tape contained employee data

Time Warner says missing tape contained employee data

Time Warner is notifying current and former employees to be on alert for fraud after a batch of the company's back-up tapes containing their personal data was lost by an outside data storage firm.
May 2 2005 10:31PM
Businesses  should manage and monitor employee email usage.

Businesses should manage and monitor employee email usage.

In a few short years, email has become a major part of the national psyche and a business-critical tool of communication.
Dec 21 2004 12:09PM
Kentucky government secures 40,000 employee network

Kentucky government secures 40,000 employee network

Forty thousand employyes at the Kentucky Governor's Office for Technology are benefit from a content filtering anti-virus solution provided by two firms.
Jun 14 2004 4:25PM

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