Cybersecurity is a crucial part of anybusiness, but new research shows employees are overwhelminglytrying to skirt online precautions to access blocked websites orservices.

One report from Dtex Systems says 95 percent oforganizations have employees trying to get around security measuresin their workplace.

Insider breaches


The report says these employees were using virtual private networks(VPNs), surfing the web anonymously through browsers, and/or usinga hacking program like Metasploit, which tests systemvulnerabilities. Many employers put these parameters in place forproductivity reasons, and this research proves employees aregetting smarter about how to bypass these measures.

The Dtex report also finds that security breaches in companiesare largely the result of employees, with 60 percent of breachescredited to insiders. Of those insider breachers, 68 percent aredue to neglect, 22 percent are malicious attacks and 10 percent arecaused by stolen credentials.

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