Hardware & software can only do so much.
Human error and carelessness can undermine
even the strongest technical defenses.
Number of data records compromised in the first six months of 2017.
Increase in reported cyber attacks per year per company.
Average cost of cyber crime per company in 2017.
Mistakes happen. People open infected files, expose sensitive data, use simple passwords or lose equipment.
Technology and business leaders must come together, with visible support from top executives, to create a culture where security is second nature.
Behavioral and cognitive science can be used to reduce human errors and reinforce the right cybersecurity behaviors, making people the organization’s strongest line of defense.
More than 350,000 U.S. cyber security jobs are currently unfilled. The shortage is expected to reach 3.5 million by 2021. Non-technical employees will have to take ownership.