You continue to hear that your employees are your biggest risk when it comes to causing a data breach. Recent incidents that we have been involved in that were caused by employee error include:
The sad thing about these incidents is that they were all completely preventable. Protecting your company from your employees is an odd concept, but essential in the context of data security.
Some protections include:
These basic data security measures may have protected the companies who suffered the incidents above from mistakes made by their own employees.