Patching Human Vulnerabilities in Cyber Security

Randy Purse

We can patch operating systems and software, segregate networks, and implement security policies. However, various cyber threat and intelligence reports indicate that approximately 95% of all cyber incidents investigated had human error as a contributing factor. From taking short-cuts in system design or software development to users clicking links in phishing e-mails, people are often the weakest link in IT security. Join CSE for a discussion on how human error can impact your IT security and, using example cases, learn how to we can help ‘patch’ potential human vulnerabilities in your organizations through non-technical interventions.