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Computer Users Still Risk Takers

Users are aware of security concerns, but often ignore best practices for protecting themselves, their machines, corporate networks, and their data.
The following are key results from the Cisco Systems/InsightExpress "Perceptions and Behaviors of Remote Workers & Security Considerations for IT Organizations" survey.

Are you aware of security risks when using your work computer?
Total: 66%
China: 78%
Australia: 75%
UK: 72%
US: 68%
Germany: 67%
France: 65% Brazil: 65%
Italy: 63%
Japan: 59%
India: 52%

Do you use your work computer for personal use?
Total: 29%
China: 57%
Brazil: 32%
US: 30%
India: 30%
Italy : 30%
Germany: 28%
France: 27%
UK: 27%
Australia: 20%
Japan: 12%

Do you open unknown e-mails with your work computer?
Total: 25%
China: 57%
Germany: 27%
UK: 26%
India: 26%
Brazil: 25%
US: 24%
Australia: 16%
France: 15%
Italy: 15%
Japan: 14%

Do you allow others to use your work computer?
Total: 21%
China: 42%
Italy: 31%
Brazil: 27%
Germany: 22%
India: 21%
US: 19%
France: 15%
Japan: 13%
Australia: 12%
UK: 7%

Do you access your neighbor's wireless access point?
Total: 11%
Brazil: 19%
China: 19%
Italy: 18%
Germany: 15%
US: 12%
India: 10%
UK: 6%
Japan: 6%
France: 5%
Australia: 4%

Do you download personal files to your work computer?
Total: 46%
China: 66%
Australia: 58%
Brazil: 48%
Italy: 48%
UK: 45%
Germany: 43%
France: 39%
Japan: 37%
India: 38%
US: 35%

Do you download business files to your personal computer?
Total: 45%
China: 74%
Germany: 51%
Italy: 49%
India: 46%
US: 45%
Brazil: 44%
Australia: 43%
UK: 40%
France: 33%
Japan: 25%