Why the human factor is an evergreen problem in cybersecurity

The human factor is a key concern for businesses trying to keep networks secure, according to Kaspersky Lab’s State of Industrial Cybersecurity 2018 survey. With 40% of Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) computers undergoing attacks every six months, companies must try and find ways to end dangerous employee behaviors, said the press release.

Human employees are a huge problem in all of cybersecurity, with most cyberattacks designed to take advantage of human errors rather than flaws in software. Whether it’s clicking on malicious links or accepting fraudulent emails, nearly half (49%) of organizations in all sectors face critical security consequences due to employee errors, according to the release.

Read more about the findings of the new Kaspersky Lab survey on TechRepublic.