Bad News: Employees Make Companies Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks.

We have some bad news. Did you know that your employees can make your company vulnerable to cyber-attacks?


We have some bad news. Did you know that your employees can make your company vulnerable to cyber-attacks? The good news is, IT departments and managers can reverse the situation easily!

 

Cyber Security is no joke. Company losses from cyber attacks in 2021 are expected to reach a total of $ 6 trillion. Research shows, that the average financial damage from a cyberattack is $675k for each company subject to attack.

 

Why this is happening? Well, mostly because of the employees. A case study shows that 59% of malware cases originated from employee mistakes. The worst part is, employees tend to hide their mistakes. Globally 40% of employees didn’t report cybersecurity problems they faced.

 

Not only malware, but targeted attacks are also a serious problem for companies. And hackers know the weakest link is employees. They send important-looking e-mails to employees to reach their computers. Globally 28% of cyber attacks start with social engineering or fishing mails.

 

Passwords they use, places they logged in, e-mails they clicked are all potential risks. Luckily, these risks are easily avoidable by Cyber Security Awareness education. After all, employees need to know what a “fishing mail” looks like to avoid it right?

 

Did you know that most of the cybersecurity problems are caused by uneducated employees? That means you can easily avoid risking your financial assets, data, and reputation by having cybersecurity awareness training. Contact us to get further information about our cybersecurity collection and much more!

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