This is according to BeyondTrust, which surveyed 1,006 IT decision-makers from industries including manufacturing, finance, professional services, retail, healthcare, telecoms and the public sector, across the US, EMEA and APAC.

In the UK, poor security hygiene by employees continues to be a challenge for most organisations.

Employees sending files to personal email accounts, for example, was cited as a problem for 64 per cent of organisations, while colleagues telling each other passwords was also an issue for 65 per cent of UK organisations in 2019 – a significant increase from 49 per cent in 2018. Read more..