Security Awareness Is Low (April 2002)

April, 2002


PentaSafe Security Technologies has published its 2002 Security Awareness Index (SAI) Report based on results from a free online survey, designed to measure organizations’ information security awareness. Analyzing responses from 583 companies and 1,350 individual employees worldwide, the 2002 SAI Report indicates that 23% of security officers consider their organization’s security awareness as dangerously inadequate, while an additional 44% consider their security awareness inadequate. Nearly 6 out of 10 employees who have taken the survey score, on average, only a D or unsatisfactory grade when it comes to appropriate security awareness and behavior.