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Source: Processor.com - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security “Many Internet threats are easily avoidable and just executed by employees who are simply unaware of their presence. Once briefed on basic Internet security, it is equally important to keep your employees educated as well. When new threats arise, send out memos alerting each employee of the threat, how to identify it, and what to do if and when they have it,� says security expert and Guardian Digital CEO Dave Wreski.

Security isn’t only about protecting your network from external threats; it’s also about protecting against threats from within. The first step to security is awareness; therefore, it’s important that all your employees know not only the potential threats but also how to recognize and prevent such threats. Education and awareness empowers each employee with the knowledge of his role in protecting the organization’s network. This, in turn, will go a long way toward mitigating risk.

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