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Malicious intent outweighs technology as biggest threat to personal data

Against the backdrop of a complex and growing cyber threat landscape, organisations are waking up to the fact that one of the biggest chinks in their armour against a data security breach is humans.

65% of respondents to a social media poll conducted by Apricorn, believe that humans pose the biggest threat to their personal data. Over half (52%) of respondents said that people with malicious intent present the biggest danger. This compares to just 35% who cite technology as a threat to personal data.