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Mailbag: Recession Security

Last week, Doug wondered whether tough economic times mean companies should be extra careful to protect their data against inside threats. Barb thinks it's a good idea -- but companies should tread lightly:

It doesn't hurt to walk through security practices and settings. It may be a wake-up call to many of us. But I hope it doesn't create unfounded suspicions against fellow employees -- witch hunts, of sorts -- timely though it may be. We have enough bad feelings about our economic quagmire; we don't need to manufacture more.
-Barb

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Posted by Doug Barney on November 03, 2008 at 11:52 AM


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