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End-User Cyber Security responsibility in the workplace

Introduction 

When discussion about cybersecurity in the workplace is talked about they are a tendency to focus on what the business as a whole should be doing to protect their assets and either forget to mention or only partly acknowledges the role of the end-user responsibility and actions in protecting data. If they do it discuss the end-user it is usually about the importance of regular training. Though in some organisations there is a slow move to a culture of awareness and vigilance being instilled into the end-user. This means instead of single individual or part of an organisation being solely responsible for cybersecurity every user regardless of rank or role is responsible for ensuring best cybersecurity practice. This viewpoint is gathering importance as we move to living and working in an always-connected environment of devices and software with the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), Smart Cities and the continuing growth of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), flexible work…