1. Technology is just one aspect to help tighten and control many security risks. Don’t forget the human factor in the attack surface. Virtually all good penetration tests identify people factor as one of the organization’s greatest risks. While you can build a good wall of technical protections around systems and data, it is ultimately the actions and behaviors of people that will determine just how safe and secure your data and other intellectual assets really are. We upgrade systems all the time, but don’t give much thought to upgrading the training and support tools for the human factor.

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