Technology, financial concerns top risk surveys

Several new surveys show that workers feel the world is riskier than ever, citing BYOD and financial issues as sources of concern

A new series of studies from the likes of Travelers, Coalfire, Accenture, PwC and others, show that Americans are acutely aware that the world is becoming riskier, which, in turn, means that companies need to be more vigilant in dealing with risks in advance. 

Technology concerns were cited in several of the studies. The “bring your own device” (BYOD) trend is one that is fraught with risks. A recent survey by GFI shows that over 95 percent of U.S. office workers used public, non-secure Wi-Fi with their tablets or smartphones, accessing sensitive work documents or servers.

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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