You gotta watch your home computers. That's the advice Gordon Mitchell
told a couple of hundred IT professionals at the Secure World Detroit
conference in Dearborn. It's at home where the biggest threats lie.
What is the triple threat of a security breach? File sharing, games, and
The threats to data security are most severe at home, a Seattle
security expert told the Secure World Detroit conference at the Ford
Conference and Events Center in Dearborn Wednesday.
Gordon Mitchell, president of Future Focus Inc., told the audience
of a couple of hundred IT security professionals how to "become a
counterspy in three easy lessons."
Mitchell said good counterspies must figure out what information is
valuable, think about who could be a spy, think likea spy would and
protect the information.
Companies and institutions are constantly surrounded by people who
are spying on them, Michell said. The strategies can range from the
sophisticated to the simple -- like the biotech client that actually
had an employee listening to board meetings by using a drinking glass
up against a wall.
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