Many data security breaches are blamed on user mistakes. But IT’s security strategy is often to blame for those errors.
As the costs of cyber crime continue to rise, there are some steps both IT departments and users should be taking to better protect data.
Businesses face a lot of IT security threats, but a large percentage could be avoided with a change in users’ behavior. Here are 10 of the most common ways employees put their companies at risk:
This past year was a rough one for IT security. Hackers gained access to billions of sensitive records in 2012, using a mix of sophisticated new attacks and old techniques – as well as exploiting some big mistakes on the part of organizations.
IT departments have a lot on their plates, including many big projects such as virtualization or a move to cloud computing. But unfortunately, focusing on complex issues can sometimes make IT pros forget about simple steps to keep data secure.