Human error causes alarming rise in the number of data breaches and resulting monetary penalties, according to ICO FOI request
Users usually don’t have the knowledge or skills to protect themselves. Multi-multi factor authentication is needed, strong encryption on data-in-transit and strong protection of the end points, the devices and servers. Simple firewalls etc just don’t do it anymore.
It is we, the technology suppliers, that have to create secure technology that is simple for the user but raises the fence for the cyber criminal. It must be easier to do right than to do wrong.