Company security Present Perfect Simple and Continuous

Business Result Intermediate Unit 7

Choose security problems from below and say what the company should do (if anything).

Employees have been taking their laptops to cafes to work.

The security guard has been off sick three times in the last six months.

Protesters against your company have tried to enter the building.

Cleaners have left the doors open twice this month.

Hackers have been trying to get access to the computer system.

Employees have been taking home stationery such as photocopy paper.

The warehouse has been broken into twice.

A laptop computer has disappeared.

Two people have lost their security badges.

The number of photocopies every month has suddenly doubled.

Someone has lost a USB with company information on it.

More and more people have been forgetting their passwords.

There have been two system-wide viruses this month.

People have been coming from other offices in the building to use the toilets, kitchen area and smoking area on your floor.

People have brought their families into the office.

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Without looking above, try to fill the gaps with the right tense. Sometimes more than one tense is possible.

Employees __________________________ (take) their laptops to cafes to work.

The security guard _____________(be) off sick three times in the last six months.

Protesters against your company ________________ (try) to enter the building.

Cleaners ________________________(leave) the doors open twice this month.

Hackers _____________________ (try) to get access to the computer system.

Employees ______________ (take) home stationery such as photocopy paper.

The warehouse ________________________________ (break) into twice.

A laptop computer ____________________________________ (disappear)

Two people ______________________________(lose) their security badges.

The number of photocopies every month _________________(suddenly double).

Someone ___________________ (lose) a USB with company information on it.

More and more people ________________________ (forget) their passwords.

There _________________________ (be) two system-wide viruses this month.

People ____________________________________ (come) from other offices in the building to use the toilets, kitchen area and smoking area on your floor.

People _____________________________ (bring) their families into the office.

Brainstorm other security breaches and security measures. 

What security breaches and (new) security measures has there been in your company this year? What about in the last five years?

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