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Employees pose biggest cyber risk to companies: PwC

Posted On: Oct. 25, 2017 4:00 AM CST

A survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers International Ltd. found that employees pose one of the biggest cyber risks to firms in New Zealand, along with service providers, suppliers and business partners, Human Resources Director reported. Nearly 30% of respondents said that current staff were responsible for cyber attacks. Adrian van Hest, partner at PwC, said that the ongoing uptake of cloud computing and reliance on mobile devices brings new risks, not because the technologies are unsafe but because they require companies to take a different approach to the way they manage cyber security.

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