In a new study from ObserveIT, more than one third of 18-24-year-olds report that they don’t know nor understand what is included within their company’s cyber security policy.
The disconnect between cyber security awareness and insider threat risk, and the differences in generational cyber security awareness within the workplace, are the focus of a new study from ObserveIT. For the Multigenerational Workforce and Insider Threat Risk study, ObserveIT surveyed more than 1,000 full-time employees ages 18-65+ at organisations with more than 500 employees on their understanding and awareness of cyber security programs. The majority (65 percent) of respondents reported they understand the definition of an insider threat.
The survey found that 64 percent of respondents agree careless employees or contractors are the most common cause of insider threats.
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