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Only one in 10 employees is aware of IT security policies

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A new survey from Kaspersky Lab reveals that there is a major disconnect between employees and their employer's IT security guidelines. In a survey of almost 8,000 full-time employees, 49 percent of those employees surveyed consider protection from cyber threats to be a shared responsibility, but only 12 percent of respondents are fully aware of their organization’s IT security policies and rules. In addition, a worrying 24 percent of employees believe there are no established policies in their organizations at all. This lack of awareness tends to be a particular problem for SMBs where there is no dedicated IT security… [Continue Reading]

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