The human element of cyber risk

The most recent ransomware attacks affected thousands of computers around the world. Whilst many businesses have the right technology, policies and measures in place to prevent hackers from holding their systems and data hostage, the vast majority of successful ransomware 'attacks' are due to human lapses - whether it's the downloading of unsafe software, the opening of a phishing email, or the unfortunate use of a virus carrying USB drive.

This article from StrategicRISK explains why educating your staff about cyber matters might be the most effective panacea to keeping your IT infrastructure safe from hackers.