Are your staff smarter than hackers?
- 18th June 2018
- Posted by: Mark Dodds
- Category: Security
Do you know the biggest source of major data breaches? Let me give you a clue.
It’s someone you already know.
Could be Dave. Maybe Sandra. Or Phil.
Cyber criminals try really hard to hack into computer systems and wreak havoc. Often, they can only do it if someone lets them in.
That someone being a member of your staff.
The number one cause of data disasters isn’t malicious staff, though.
It’s well meaning, poorly informed staff. Letting hackers in by clicking on things they shouldn’t. In dodgy emails they don’t realise are dodgy.
Hackers are great at fooling people. But if you ensure your staff are aware of the dangers and know what to look out for, you’ll always be one step ahead of the baddies.
Ha! In your face, Mr Hacker.
This article tells you more about the importance of training your staff about cyber security: