Moore Stephens has alerted the shipping industry to be wary of the Internet. Per the most recent edition of its in-house newsletter, Bottom Line, the company informs that while the Internet is a useful communication tool
, it can also be time consuming and risky.
The firm stresses upon problems such as security, validity and other concerns, which the shipping business may encounter when using the Internet, either as an information resource for e-commerce or communication.
According to Moore Stephens, companies can take precautions such as establishing a computer security policy and statement of practice, as well as educating staff on the risks and viruses that often plague computer networks.