Gen Y professionals exposing workplaces to cyber attack

| April 26, 2016

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Low cyber-threat awareness amongst Gen-Y professionals coupled with blasé attitudes towards cyber security are leaving organisations across the country exposed to attack and data leaks according to new research commissioned by Internet security company ESET. Thirty-eight percent of Gen-Y professionals, those aged 18 to 30 years old, are unaware of, or don’t believe, their company has an IT security policy, whilst a further 30 percent of those who are aware of the existence of an IT security policy do not know what it is. Half also believe it’s nearly always their organisation’s sole responsibility to ensure the safety of data.

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