User Risk Report: 44% of Workers Don’t Password-Protect Home WiFi

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Our recently released User Risk Report offers key insights into the global cybersecurity habits of working adults, including their use of technical safeguards on personal systems and devices. We surveyed 6,000 technology users across six countries — the US, UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Australia — to determine how their personal actions could introduce cybersecurity vulnerabilities within the organizations they work for.

The results show that users’ WiFi and virtual private network (VPN) use remain suspect. Of particular concern is the fact that home WiFi networks are often left fully unprotected, opening the door for remote workers to be compromised — and for their employers to be compromised in turn.

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At Wombat Security, our mission is to deliver software-based cyber security awareness and training solutions that help your employees understand the risks associated with poor cyber hygiene and subsequently change their behaviors to strengthen your organization’s security posture. Our Continuous Training Methodology takes a 360-degree approach to security education, and customers who have implemented our programs have reduced successful phishing attacks and malware infections by up to 90%. With several million users across North America, Europe and Asia, we have established ourselves as a global leader in security awareness and training. And independent research by the Aberdeen Group has proven that our four-step methodology can reduce employee-related security risks and business impact by up to 60%.
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