55% UK workers haven’t received specific cyber security training yet

Failing to educate their staff about cyber security puts businesses at greater risk of being hacked, finds an Accenture study.

55% of workers in the UK have not received specific cyber security training yet, despite increased spending by businesses to counter cyber threats.

A number of case studies, surveys and real-life examples have demonstrated that the principle reason behind successful cyber-attacks is either human error, or hackers succeeding in fooling employees into revealing sensitive details or transferring money using phishing tactics.