Negligent Employees Cost Firms $1.5m – Report

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Employee error diminishes IT productivity and causes more problems than intentionally malicious acts, costing US firms as much as $1.5m in time wasted responding to incidents, according to Raytheon.

The defense contractor, which acquired security vendor Websense in April, commissioned the Ponemon Institute to interview over 1000 IT professionals in the US and Germany for its report: The Unintentional Insider Risk in United States and German Organizations.

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