IS HOLIDAY SHOPPING A COMPANY SECURITY RISK?
Majority of employees plan on “workshopping” despite IT leader apprehensions
64% of workers plan to shop online from work this holiday season
How often do you plan to shop online from work during the holidays?*
|A few times a week 36%|
|Once a week 35%|
|Only on Cyber Monday 20%|
|Nearly every day until I finish my list 8%|
TECHNOLOGY LEADERS WERE ASKED …
What is your company’s policy regarding employees shopping online while at work?
|Allow access but monitor for excessive use 69%|
|Block access to online shopping sites 24%|
|Allow unrestricted access 7%|
53% of tech leaders would prefer employees not shop online during business hours or visit nonwork-related sites on a company device.
What is your greatest concern with employees shopping online using company devices?*
|Security risks when visiting unsecure sites 59%|
|Loss of productivity 35%|
|No concerns 5%|
Source: Robert Half Technology survey of more than 2,500 IT hiring decision makers and 2,800 workers in the United States
*Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.
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