Humans to Blame for Security Breaches

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2004-04-12 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The study also reveals an increase in the number of companies suffering serious security breaches.

Human error is to blame for 84 percent of IT security breaches, according to a survey from the Computing Technology Industry Association. CompTIAs second annual study of IT security and the workforce surveyed more than 900 organizations and found that only 51 percent have a written IT security policy. The study also reveals an increase in the number of companies suffering serious security breaches.

John Venator, president and chief executive officer of CompTIA, said: "The findings underscore the fact that security and human capital, more so than security and technology, should be given the highest priority by all organizations." 

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