New HP Research Highlights Network Security Vulnerabilities

The report gives enterprise organizations visibility into attacks targeting applications and underlying networks.

By Enterprise Networking Planet Staff | Posted Sep 17, 2010
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In a research report published by Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) and presented on Market Watch, network security and enterprise computing trends are highlighted. With this report, IT management can be prepared for potential data risks in the enterprise and make system changes necessary to reduce network breaches that could result in reduced productivity and financial losses.

"Employee use of web-based business applications and social networking sites while on corporate networks continues to grow daily. While the employee premise for these programs is honorable -- to help build brand awareness or improve productivity -- use of these applications opens up the enterprise network to serious security threats. The Cyber Security Risks Report uses real security event data to highlight how these activities put a network at risk so that businesses are better armed to address these concerns. "

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