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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Changing Retail, Changing Loss Prevention, a new report from the Centre for Retail Research, summarizes global retail crime and loss prevention trends since 2001. It is based on annual Global Retail Theft Barometer publications produced by the Centre and sponsored by Checkpoint Systems, Inc.