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90% OF EMPLOYEES RISK DATA BREACHES WHEN USING REMOVABLE DEVICES
A new study has found that 90% of employees regularly transferred company data onto unencrypted and unauthorized USB devices, putting that information at risk of data breaches.  Dtex Systems’ report analyzed anonymous records of organizations across North and South America, Europe, and the Asia–Pacific region, assessing employees’ awareness of cybersecurity practices. Worryingly, the study also found that: 91% of employees accessed their personal email accounts at work, exposing their organization to a greater variety of email-based threats, such as phishing. Employees at 67% of organizations visited websites notorious for delivering malware, such as online gaming and pornography sites. Employees at 60% of organizations used virtual private networks to bypass security controls or searched online for how to do this. READ MORE