Why Invest More in IT Security?

Study finds nearly 20 percent of corporate devices communicate with criminals.

When it comes to active malware infection, as many as 18.5 percent of a company's computers are actively communicating with criminals, according to Damballa's "State of Infections" report.

No firm is exempt, as this occurs across both large and small enterprises, the study found. Company policies, more than company size, determine the "cleanliness" of any given network.

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Melissa Hillebrand, PropertyCasualty360.com

Melissa Hillebrand, PropertyCasualty360.com

Melissa Hillebrand, National Underwriter Property & Casualty managing editoroversees the Technology and Agent & Broker channels on PropertyCasualty360.com. She has served the trade magazine industry since her graduation from Creighton University in 2004. She may be reached at mhillebrand@SummitProNets.com. Follow her on Twitter @PC360_Tech and @PC360_AandB and on Google+.

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