Study: IT admins indulge in snooping at work

Friday - 7/16/2010, 4:54pm EDT

Adam Bosnian, executive vice president for the Americas and corporate development, Cyber-Ark Software

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  • Think no one else is reading your work email? Think again. A new survey by Cyber-Ark Software found more than 40 percent of IT administrators have indulged in a little snooping around inside their own network, using administrative passwords to view sensitive or confidential information. Adam Bosnian is the executive vice president for the Americas and corporate development at Cyber-Ark Software. He says many snoop simply because they have the access. (Click on the audio link above to hear our interview with him.)

  • IBM has a new tool they promise will help you adopt a secure IT infrastructure with a more "holistic approach" to security. They call it their Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), and they say it consolidates intrusion prevention (with security for data and web apps) into a single appliance. It's a piece of hardware that comes preloaded and preconfigured with IBM security software.

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