Thirteen percent of corporate PCs have had unauthorized USB devices attached to them, creating the risk for data loss and malware to enter the corporate system. Four percent of such PCs have had peer-to-peer applications installed, such as KaZaA. One and a half percent did not have the latest Microsoft service packs and 1.7 percent had antivirus monitoring and remediation issues. The results were from a recent survey of 193,000 corporate endpoints by Promisec Ltd., a specialist in clientless endpoint security management technology.
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