The Human Face of Information Risk – Regional Differences

Part 3 in Ascentor’s mini blog series on the Human Face of Information Risk, this time showing the differences caused by regional variation. Only the South East falls below the UK average of 53%. The survey also found that sending information to rivals was high on the list of tactics they would consider; perhaps the rest of the UK has a bigger problem to solve.

Percentage of people who would sabotage or compromise their employer’s business.

Why would you compromise the company you work for?


Have you ever sabotaged or compromised the company you work for?


If you were to deliberately sabotage or compromise your company, would you…


It may be that regions with less stable employment, or where industries in which this behaviour was more prevalent, account for the higher incidence in certain regions. Further interrogation would be needed to expose the reasons for the variations.

To find out more about the human factor of Information Security come along to Ascentor’s seminar. Simon Moore from the CBI and Gordon Morrison from Intellect, together with Ascentor’s MD, Dave James will be discussing the results and how to protect your company’s information. The Human Face of Information Risk – The Bristol Hotel – Thursday, 6th September 2012 .

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