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Messaging programs bring instant risk

Instant messaging is gaining popularity with workers trying to get around the restrictions placed on what they can do with e-mail. A survey by filtering firm Surf Control Survey shows that workers are turning to instant messaging to do the things that company policies stop them doing with e-mail. Currently few firms subject instant messaging programs to the same scrutiny that e-mail receives to stop spam, viruses or abuse by employees. Surf Control warns that firms must do more to limit the security problems that instant messaging programs create and educate staff about responsible use. Full Story

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