Security Magazine article

Why Employees are Your Greatest Cyber Risk

Russell W. Gilmore, CISSP, CISM, EnCE Computer Forensics, Fraud, Mobile Forensics, News, Theft, Training


Security Magazine article cyber risk

A company will do everything it can to protect its network and data. They hire information security experts and purchase security software and hardware to protect from outside intrusions. They do a number of things to reduce their cyber risk.

Most are missing the largest risk to their data – the employee.

A recent study finds that nearly two in five workers admitted to clicking on a link or opening an attachment from someone they did not recognize. The employees are a company’s greatest asset and also its biggest risk. A recent report by Finn Partners highlights the need to train and educate employees about data security in the workplace.

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So what can companies do?