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Re: Security Incidents due to user error
From: Melissa Guenther <mguenther () COX NET>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 10:44:29 -0700

The following percents were from a Survey by the Executive information Network

Employee Errors and Omissions 55%

Dishonest & Disgruntled Employees 25%

Natural Disasters 15% 

Outsiders 5%

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Anthony Maszeroski" <maszeroskia3 () SCRANTON EDU>
Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2007 9:36 AM
Subject: [SECURITY] Security Incidents due to user error

I'm looking for a figure for the approximate percentage of security
incidents attributed to user/human error. I know I've read some
statistics before, but I can't seem to locate them now. Does anyone have
a pointer to this information?

- Anthony Maszeroski
Network Security Specialist
The University of Scranton
email : maszeroskia3 () scranton edu
phone : 570-941-4226

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