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More than 40% of reported security breaches are caused by employee negligence

Research shows that employees are often the root cause of business security breaches. More training will help, but better security will require cultural change. More than 40% of senior executives and small business owners report that employee negligence or accidental loss was the root cause of their most recent data security breach. 96% of consumers view employee negligence as at least a minor contributor to data breaches at US companies.

Source: More than 40% of reported security breaches are caused by employee negligence – TechRepublic

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