The new research shows human factor as the sharpest spike a business can be punctured with

16.10.2019

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According to the Cyber Insecurity: Managing Threats From Within study which researched among 300 C-level specialists located in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, human factor is pinpointed as the main reason for a breach.

91% of respondents claim that security measures are not sufficient and should be reconsidered in their companies.

85% are convinced that human errors, social engineering and employee malicious activity inflict major damage.

82% insist on involving as much concern from executive board as possible to manage risks regarding human behaviour.

86% of executives had to deal with at least one data breach in the past three years.

47% are sure that their organisations will have to confront a serious data leak in the next three years.

33% of respondents state that the most likely way information breach influences their business is loss of revenue, 30% think it is loss of clients, and other 30% point at the necessity to dismiss employees who became part of a situation which caused a breach.