Recent computer security issues in the news should be a wake-up call for those that are in IT and management. Laziness, circumvention of security techniques and general carelessness have made it easier for hackers to get access to data that they really shouldn’t have.
As most security experts will tell you, if someone really wants to get into your network and they have the time and resources, they will get in. But hackers are human and that means they are going to go for those attacks that give them the most bang for their buck. Specifically, hackers are going for the low hanging fruit, that data which is easiest to compromise.