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Employee Error Behind Half of Industrial Network Incidents

A new report by Kaspersky shows that employee mistakes are the leading cause of industrial cybersecurity incidents. Last year, 52% of such incidents were the result of human error. Despite growing cyber threats, only 57% of industrial firms have a dedicated cybersecurity budget for operational technology (OT) / industrial control systems (ICS).

When it comes to the impact of industrial cybersecurity incidents, firms are most concerned about reputational damage (87%), injury or death (84%) and environmental damage (63%).

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