Employee Computer & Internet Abuse Statistics
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Computer & Internet Abuse Statistics
to 40% of Internet use in the workplace is not
related to business.
of employees say they use the Internet for personal
of all Internet porn traffic occurs during the
nine-to-five work day.
of workers say they surf the Web constantly at
of major U.S. companies keep tabs on employees
by checking their e-mail, Internet, phone calls,
computer files, or by videotaping them at work.
of companies monitor workers' Internet connections
and 47% store and review employee e-mail.
27% of companies say that they've fired employees
for misuse of office e-mail or Internet connections,
and 65% report some disciplinary measure for those
to a survey by International Data Corp (IDC),
30 to 40% of internet access is spent on non work
related browsing, and a staggering 60% of all
online purchases are made during working hours.
percent of employees feel the Internet can be
addictive, and 41 percent admit to personal surfing
at work for more than three hours per week.
estimates reveal that computer crime may cost
as much as $50 billion per year.
80% of computer crime is committed by "insiders".
They manage to steal $100 million by some estimates;
$1 billion by others.
average fraud inflicts a loss of about $110,000
per corporate/organization victim, and $15,000
to each individual victim.
of Security Breaches occur within the Company
- behind the Firewall
of corporate Internet traffic is considered to
be "unrelated to
of lost productivity is accounted for by cyber-slacking.
studies show 70% of companies have had sex sites
of workers surf the net with no specific objective;
men are twice
as likely as women.
asked "should employers monitor, limit, block
or control your
Internet access while at work?" over 60 %
of employees said "yes".
average, workers spend 21 hours per week online
at the office, as oppose to only 9.5 hours at
of Fortune 500 organisations have defended themselves
against claims of sexual harassment stemming from
employers have been responsible and liable for
the actions of their employees in the workplace.
However, if an organisation can demonstrate a
"duty of care" to reduce unacceptable
employee activity, then it could minimize it's
potential for liability.
faces a $2 million lawsuit as a result of an employee's
email that allegedly included sexist content.
company with 1,000 Internet users could lose upwards
of $35 million in productivity annually from just
an hour of daily Web surfing by employees
of respondents (primarily large corporations and
government agencies) detected computer security
breaches within the previous 12 months, 80% acknowledged
financial losses due to computer breaches, 44%
were willing and/or able to quantify their losses,
at more than $455 million.
most serious financial losses occurred through
theft of proprietary information respondents reported
more than $170 million) and financial fraud (respondents
reported approximately $116 million).
that the greatest threat to intellectual property
is trusted insiders; 70% of security breaches
come from inside.
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sources include: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
- Economics and Statistics Administration
National Telecommunications and Information
Administration -Greenfield and Rivet. Employee
computer abuse statistics