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Peer-to-Peer Peril:

How Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Impacts Vendor Risk and Security Benchmarking



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Abstract


Do you ever wonder where Julie gets all those movies on her computer? The answer may be more malicious than you could imagine. It turns out that 23 percent of companies are using the BitTorrent protocol, which means that peer-to-peer sharing could be occurring on those networks.

This means the illegal distribution of copyrighted materials could be occurring within your networks. Combine this with the fact that 43 percent of torrented applications contain malicious software and you have a digital security nightmare.

So what can you do to prevent these behaviors? Start by taking a look at this whitepaper.