Studies have consistently shown that about 80% of security incidents stem from staff behavior. Many of these incidents involve errors and omissions, such as leaving a laptop computer that holds unprotected customer data in a taxi cab.
Effective security and privacy awareness training programs:
In the animal kingdom, awareness — being alert to danger signals and responding quickly — is the difference in survival. Bats and dolphins use sonar to detect and avoid dangers. Cats use whiskers and keen senses of hearing, smell, and night-vision to probe their environments. In the same way, people who have an awareness of danger signals are an organization's most valuable sensory instruments.