27% of employees fall prey to phishing attacks

According to a report from Positive Technologies, hackers continue to target the weak link in any company’s security posture: Humans.

The firm studied its 10 largest pen testing projects performed for clients in 2016 and 2017. These tests included 3,332 emails sent to employees with links to websites, password entry forms, and attachments, mimicking the work of hackers.

Source: Don’t skimp on IT security training: 27% of employees fall prey to phishing attacks – TechRepublic

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