More than half of organizations attribute a security incident or data breach to a malicious or negligent employee, according to a new survey. Sixty-six percent of the 601 data protection and privacy training professionals surveyed for the Managing Insider Risk through Training & Culture report say their employees are the weakest link in their efforts to create a strong security posture. Awareness of the insider risk, though, is not influencing many companies to put in place practices to improve the security culture and training of their employees, the Experian Data Breach Resolution and Ponemon Institute report found.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Dark Reading