Posted On: August 14, 2019
Do you ever feel that your non-IT co-workers are trying to thwart your security protocols – ignoring software update alerts, opening suspicious emails or not following password best practices? If it seems that way, it might be “security fatigue.”
A study from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) found that 63 percent of participants have experienced “security fatigue,” defined as “a weariness or reluctance to deal with computer security.” It’s not that hard to understand.
Technology users get tired and stressed out from the efforts of remembering multiple login credentials, PIN numbers and ever-changing security protocols. The result? Making poor decisions that could result in an intrusion, exposure of sensitive data, loss of reputation or even huge financial losses.
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