Hackers show no signs of abating their attacks on businesses. The data that businesses generate is just too valuable for cybercriminals to ignore.
Whether insiders or outsiders pose a greater threat to security is a matter of ongoing debate. According to Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report, 73% of cyberattacks were executed by outsiders and 28% of attacks involved insiders.
It’s a truism that educating employees is one of the most important steps to preventing security breaches in the workplace. In fact, one survey found that two thirds of the professionals charged with data protection and privacy training point to employees as the largest source of failure in corporate IT security measures.