Worried IT Professionals Pose Risk to Data

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    Ericka Chickowski

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Nearly 40 percent of IT professionals believe that senior management doesn't really know or understand how much data information professionals can access within their organizations.
Is data less secure during an economic downturn? If your firm is laying off workers, the answer is yes. IT workers are able to access a range of sensitive information, including the CEO's private documents, and some would do whatever it took to benefit from that access if they were to be laid off. That's according to a new survey by password management firm Lieberman Software of 500 of technology professionals from the US and the UK. The survey showed that many of these workers were skittish about their job stability and would have access to sensitive information if they were to get fired. Here's a look at what else they said.
This article was originally published on 2011-08-08