Client Memo – Cyber Threats

by | Oct 16, 2016 | Client Memo, Security

In the last Presidential debate, the one topic that the candidates agreed on was that the cyber threats facing our nation are serious and potentially devastating.

One little-known statistic is that according to IBM, 95% of security breaches are due to human error. In any business or industry, if the employees were wrong 95% of the time, you would either fire them or train the heck out of them because the high error rate is simply not an acceptable business practice. However, no matter how hard the technology industry works to safeguard the networking devices and fix the issue, more breaches have become public and more damaging in the past year than before. Unfortunately, the possibility of a malicious attempt to damage our computer system, steal our personal information, and disrupt our business is on the rise.

All of this being said, creating a culture of a security-aware environment is one of the best security measures you can implement for your business as 47% of security breaches are discovered internally based on a recent study. For reference, our IT security awareness partner is NINJIO. You can watch a less than 2-minute video explaining how NINJIO works to strengthen your security: A sampling of some of NINJIO full-length security awareness videos can be found at

If you would like to obtain more information about IT security awareness and how some well-formulated training will protect you and your business, please do not hesitate to contact us or NINJIO directly at

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