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Suzanne,
It will be different for different companies. I have been on both sides.
My philosophy is that we pay too much for the developers time to waste it.

At one company, they would make you sign a letter saying if a threat came through your computer,
then you absorb the financial responsibility. I was there when that employee had to pay to have their computer cleaned. Luckily nothing was stolen or spread across the network.

Finally, I would consider setting up a VM you develop on, and letting it have admin rights, but limiting its network ability. Especially when working on drivers, etc.

BTW, this is what we do now. All development is done inside of VMs we control the inside of. The companies control what the VM can do. It makes it easier to use outside consultants as well. Very little setup time.

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