Seven-Step Security Health Checklist - Slide 4

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Paul Mah has written about the plague of Internet Explorer 6.0.  Unfortunately, recent reports show that as many as one in five workers still use IE6, in spite of multiple attempts by Microsoft to get users to migrate to something newer.  Reasons for sticking with IE6 vary and could involve complex issues such as the inability of legacy CMS or ERP systems to work on other browsers.  Regardless, the plethora of vulnerabilities in IE6 makes its mere presence a serious chink in the integrity of your company's defenses.

Just started work at an SMB?  Or perhaps you are heading out on your second interview for the position of IT manager, and will have the opportunity to ask some questions of your own.  To help develop a good feel for the challenges ahead – or perhaps to better appreciate the state of security in your current organization, feel free to do a quick run-through of this security health checklist to see how you fare.

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