Is Holiday Shopping a Company Security Risk?
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IS HOLIDAY SHOPPING A COMPANY SECURITY RISK?
Majority of employees plan on "workshopping" despite IT leader apprehensions
43% of workers plan to shop online from work this holiday season
How often do you plan to shop online from work during the holidays?
|A few times a week 28%|
|Once a week 48%|
|Only on Cyber Monday 19%|
|Nearly every day until I finish my list 5%|
TECHNOLOGY LEADERS WERE ASKED ...
What is your company's policy regarding employees shopping online while at work?
|Allow access but monitor for excessive use 69%|
|Block access to online shopping sites 21%|
|Allow unrestricted access 10%|
50% of tech leaders would prefer employees not shop online during business hours or visit nonwork-related sites on a company device.
What is your greatest concern with employees shopping online using company devices?
|Security risks when visiting unsecure sites 61%|
|Loss of productivity 36%|
|No concerns 3%|
Source: Robert Half Technology survey of more than 270 IT hiring decision makers and 500 workers in the United States
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