This Slashdot post adds further weight to my post about the folly of making IT the Gatekeeper:

One-Third of Employees Violate Company IT Policies

BaCa writes with a link indicating that a survey of white collar US workers shows that something like a third of all employees break IT policies. Of those, almost a sixth actually used P2P technologies from their work PCs. Overall, the survey indicates workers aren’t overly concerned about any kind of security: “The telephone survey found that 65% of white-collar professionals are either not very concerned or not concerned at all about their privacy when using a workplace computer. A surprising 63% are not very concerned or are not concerned at all about the security of their information while at work. Additionally, most employees have the misconception that these behaviors pose little to no risk to their companies.”

Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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