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Why human error is still the top cybersecurity risk for organizations

A new Oracle report[pdf] shows that even though C-Suite executives and policy makers consider human error to be the top threat to their firm, most companies are reluctant to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) solutions that can effectively mitigate risk related to human error. Only 38% of executives aim to purchase AI/ML as part of their security strategy. Instead, many firms will be investing in training for their staff.

In the tech industry, foreign governments are considered the top threat, but over three quarters (78%) of executives are very confident (perhaps overly confident) in the a ability of this industry to keep sensitive information out of the hands of threat actors.

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