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Employees cause information security breaches in 3 out of 4 companies: Kaspersky Lab

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    Seventy-three per cent of companies have been affected by internal information security incidents, and the largest single cause of confidential data losses are employees at 42 per cent, according to a survey commissioned by Kaspersky Lab.

    The survey polled more than 5500 IT specialists from over 25 countries to find that 21 per cent of companies affected by internal threats lost valuable data that had an effect on their business.

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    According to the results, the average financial losses incurred by SMBs as a result of data leaks amount to $80,000 from accidental leaks and $47,000 from intentional leaks.

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