The war on terrorism has increased anxiety throughout the U.S. Not the least concerned are managers and users of IT systems. Numerous statistics show that this concern is well placed, but the source of attacks on IT systems is more likely to be domestic than foreign. Company employees, not hackers on the Internet, have caused the largest financial losses from security breaches. This fact should not be interpreted as recommending minimizing protecting against exterior security invasions but rather that good security must consider all potential points of attack.
Global Tensions Heighten IT Security Awareness (March 2002)
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