Business Info Fact Of The Day: Insiders Are Huge Information Security Threat

According to a new Cisco study:

  • 20% of German employees allow non-employees to roam around offices unsupervised.
  • 18% of employees worldwide have allowed unknown individuals to tailgate behind employees into corporate facilities.
  • 24% of employees worldwide admitted verbally sharing sensitive information to non-employees, such as friends, family, and even strangers.
  • 22% of employees carry corporate data on portable storage devices outside of the office.

Organizations must provide more training and ongoing awareness communications to lessen the insider threat!

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