Many cybersecurity chiefs are increasing employee training to secure their organization's perimeter in response. A recent survey of information technology decision makers found that 38 percent prioritize cybersecurity training and support. Organizations that emphasize training also detect attacks more quickly and isolate them more effectively.
However, cybercriminals continue to view employees as an organization's weakest link. The vast majority of successful cyberattacks involve human error.
The same survey found that 43 percent of respondents "are kept awake at night worrying about their organizations' cybersecurity, with their biggest fears stemming from insider threats." Filip Truta "Employee Training is Key in Preventing Breaches, But is it Enough?" securitymagazine.com (Mar. 31, 2020).