82% of Data Breaches Caused by Human Error

According to a recent study by Verizon, human error is the root cause of 82% of data breaches.

While the majority of these errors are likely accidental, it’s important to make sure that your team is equipped with the proper knowledge to avoid making these mistakes that can be detrimental to your business.

82% of Data Breaches Caused by Human Error

Cyber criminals commonly use social engineering tactics to sneak their way into organizations of all sizes. In most cases, users are deceived into willingly giving up sensitive information or access to confidential data, without necessarily knowing they’ve done so.

These attacks can show up in many different forms, so it’s important to keep your team educated on what to look out for, and what to do should they see something suspicious.

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