A Hundred Thousand Pounds Sixty Hours a Week
How many van lines write on the backs of their trailers something like, ‘our employees are our biggest asset’? Could be true. Trucking is hard and lonely. The hours are long; the accountants under government restrictions calculate drivers’ time to maximize profit in a competitive field. And the hours are mostly passed in monotony. And somehow they’ve got to stay alert. Lives in the tiny cars around them depend on it. They’re responsible for tens of thousands of dollars of machinery and maybe more in cargo. They’ve got to continuously skillfully navigate a forty x ten foot wall at sixty-five miles an hour.
While you may not have a life-and-death-in-the-hands-of-your-employees sort of business like a tractor-trailer line, your employees still protect a lot when your organizations’ data is in their hands. This data may include the company’s projects, banking, databases, contracts, research, records, intellectual property, access in a supply chain and more. And if that data is suddenly inaccessible, how much of your operation – how many of your projects, employees, business functions … just stop?
According to IBM’s 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report, human error is behind nearly twenty-five percent of data breaches: an inattentive employee is a real threat to your business’ systems and data. Help prevent your employees from compromising your data by providing regular Security Awareness Training (SAT) … [5 min. read]