DCN December 2016 - Page 12

centre of attention CULTURE CLASH Owen Ashby of Cognisco looks at how employees’ attitudes and behaviours towards security could potentially be putting organisations at risk. T he link between human error and security breaches and outages in the data centre industry has been a hot topic of debate in recent months. Research earlier this year from Egress Software Technologies found that 66 per cent of the businesses it surveyed reported an increase in data breaches, with human error accounting for 62 per cent of those attacks. Other reports suggest that 30 per cent of cyber breaches are 12 caused by negligence or mistakes. This has got us thinking about how to mitigate people risk in data centres. There is clearly a link between human error and data breach issues, but we think the problem goes far deeper than basic human error. Is the real issue the accepted behaviours and embedded culture within organisations and people’s …ÑÑ¥ÑՑ•Ì)ѽ݅ɑ͕́ÕÉ¥ÑäÁɽ•Í͕Ìü)]¡•¸™…•Ý¥Ñ Í•ÕÉ¥Ñä)‰É•…¡•Ì°½É…¹¥Í…Ñ¥½¹Ì•¹•É…±±ä)х­”…Ñ¥½¸¸Q¡•äÑ•¹Ñ¼É•™¥¹”…¹()½ÁÑ¥µ¥Í”Ñ¡•¥ÈÁɽ•Í͕̰Ñ¡•ä¥¹Ù•ÍÐ)¥¸µ½É”ÑɅ¥¹¥¹œ™½ÈÍх™˜°•¹¡…¹”)Ñ¡•¥È¥¹™É…ÍÑÉՍÑÕɔ…¹Ñ¡•äÑ¥¡Ñ•¸)Ñ¡•¥ÈÍ•ÕÉ¥ÑäÁɽѽ½±Ì¸]¡¥±ÍЁѡ•Í”)…É”…±°½½µ•…ÍÕɕ̰Ñ¡•ä…É”)Õ¹±¥­•±äÑ¼Í½±Ù”Ñ¡”Õ¹‘•É±å¥¹œ¥ÍÍՕÌ)¥˜Ñ¡”…ÑÑ¥ÑՑ•Ì½˜•µÁ±½å••ÌÑ½Ý…É‘Ì)͕ÕÉ¥ÑäÉ•µ…¥¸Ñ¡”Í…µ”¸)5Õ±±¥¹œÑ¡¥Ì™ÕÉÑ¡•È°Ý”¥¹Ù¥Ñ•)ѡɕ”±•…‘¥¹œ•áÁ•ÉÑ́™É½´Ñ¡”‘…Ñ„)•¹Ñɔ¥¹‘ÕÍÑÉ䃊LA…Õ° •Ù…¸™É½´) …ÍÍ¥¹¤I•Ù¥•ÝÌ°M…É… A…É­Ì°)‘¥É•Ñ½È½˜µ…É­•Ñ¥¹œ…Ё 9•ÐQɅ¥¹¥¹œ)…¹ȁQ¡•É•Í„M¥µÁ­¥¸™É½´¹±¥„((0