Over three quarters of UK workforce lack basic cyber training

77% of UK workers admit that they have never received any form of cyber skills training from their employer, according to a new study from Centrify, a provider of cloud-ready Zero Trust Privilege to secure modern enterprises.


The news comes at the start of European Union’s CyberSecMonth, designed to raise awareness of cybersecurity threats, promote cybersecurity among citizens and organisations; and provide resources to protect themselves online, through education and sharing of good practices.


The survey of 2000 UK workers in professional services, conducted by independent survey company Censuswide, also found that 27% of workers use the same password for multiple accounts, including work email and social media, putting both their personal security and that of their company at risk from hackers.

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