It is estimated that 80% of companies say that „end user carelessness” is the biggest security threat to their organizations. What is more, 70% of IT professionals claim security policies are communicated to new hires. This infographic deals with promoting data security in the workplace. When it comes to employees and information security in the U.S., less than 40% of U.S. companies do not have a formal plan for responding to insider security incidents.
As far as the top mistakes committed by employees, reusing the same password and username on different websites and not deleting information on their computers when no longer necessary are very common.
Among the biggest threats to information security are related to senior managers and business owners.The infographic provides very useful tips on how to promote security. For example, destroy old data in a timely manner. Eight in ten U.S. IT professionals say their company does.
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