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Mar 31, 2007

SME Achilles heel = Well connected salesmen

IT Pro, reporting on a study by Vanson Bourne, points out that salemen's dependence on electronic communications makes them more vulnerable than most to targeted phishing attacks. Such attacks typically deliver Trojans in office files sent as email attachments. The problem is especially acute in SMEs (Small to Medium Sized Enterprises - also known as SMBs ...Businesses). The author emphasises that SMEs need security awareness but offers no suggestions on how this might actually be achieved in practice.

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