From the Winter 2015 Issue

Your biggest cyber threat? Naïve end-users

Kelvin O. Medina
Principal Security Consultant | Trustwave

If your end-users lack awareness, your sensitive data will be at risk 
Approximately 50 percent of all security breaches within the Federal Government are caused by a lack of user compliance, according to a report released last year by MeriTalk and developed in collaboration with Akamai Technologies, Inc.1 This illustrates that even though security technologies have improved dramatically during the last few years, end-user behavior will make or break any security strategy, as hackers tend to exploit the path of least resistance.

That is why, in a world where cyber . . .

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