Top 5 Myths in Mail Security Screening

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From Soma K. Martin of Sobran:

MYTH #1: It Won’t Happen Here

Complacency is the enemy of security. We’ve said it before, and we’ll keep saying it.
Most organizations don’t take adequate security precautions. Anywhere between a quarter and a third of organizations do no mail screening.

During our annual surveys, approximately half (56.5%) of survey respondents report that the organization they work for screens at least some of the mail they receive. A much smaller number—35%—say all mail is actively screened on a consistent basis.

MYTH #2: X-ray Mail Screening Is Enough

Many organizations have X-ray for mail screening, but X-rays are primarily useful for identifying only explosives … (click to read more)