In 2018 data breaches cost UK organisations an average of £6.4 million.
Human error, meanwhile, accounted for anywhere between 60% and 90% of those breaches.
Those facts alone are usually enough to convince people security awareness training is important.
At the time of writing, Google tells us security awareness training is “a formal process for educating employees about computer security.”You can bet it’s a prevalent definition: the search engine sifts through every indexed web page ever written on the topic to return the single, succinct and simple sentence.
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Let’s talk domains. Not web domains, but domains in life. Areas, specialisms, disciplines – call them what you want. Domain dependence is indeed pervasive. And it could be why so many people struggle to take cyber security as seriously as they should.
Today, creating and distributing viruses has become a highly lucrative, full-time and highly illegal occupation within the industry now referred to as cybercrime. It’s an industry that cost UK businesses a total of £29 billion in 2016 and one that targeted 73% of the top 100 law firms in 2016. And yet, over the past 50 years, surprisingly little has changed.
PeepSec, the world’s first free, online summit on the people, culture and social aspects of cyber security, took place during London Tech Week between Monday the 11th and Friday 15th of June. Here’s what you missed on days four and five…
22 expert speakers offered actionable and practical advice on the most pressing issues facing the security industry today. For those who couldn’t make it, here’s what you missed on the first three days. You can now get immediate access to all 22 PeepSec talks by simply registering for free here.