Not a day goes by without a story concerning cyber security, from phishing attacks against individuals and corporations to hacks of accounts and networks. This is a situation unlikely to change in the near future.
And the cost is not just measured in monetary terms. The theft of data or just the knowledge a system has been breached can cause tremendous reputational damage for the organisation concerned, which may outweigh the value of the theft at the time.
Organisations go to great lengths to secure their systems, but the modern criminal knows the weakest point is typically the individuals using the system and how they access it, not the system itself.
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