Former Coca-Cola employee caught holding personal data… | BeyondTrust

The breach of personal information of employees at the Coca-Cola company is a reminder of how important it is for large organisations to maintain watertight visibility over devices being used by employees as well as over customer and enterprise data. Lack of visibility will ensure that companies will not be able to detect on their own if they have suffered a breach.

A report from security firm Bomgar has revealed that in the United States and in Europe, as many as 69% of employees stay logged on to either their laptop or company accounts after work hours, 57% send work files to their personal e-mail accounts, 46% tell colleagues their passwords, 53% use unsecured Wi-Fi to access online data and in the UK, only 44% of companies have reviewed their policies on third-party access in the last two years. Read more