Constella Intelligence, a provider of digital risk protection services, questioned over 100 global cybersecurity professionals, from senior to C-suite, across all key industries, including financial services, technology, healthcare, retail, and telecommunications. According to the findings, 57 percent of respondents had experienced an account takeover (ATO) assault in their personal life, most commonly via email (52%) followed by LinkedIn (31% ) and Facebook (31% ). (26 percent ).
“More than ever before, people and businesses must maintain a resilient and safe environment,” said Kailash Ambwani, CEO of Constella. “With the growth in cyber assaults on businesses, many of which are performed through impersonation of C-suite executives, employee cybersecurity knowledge is now arguably as essential as an organization's security architecture. And, as the professional and personal worlds become more digitally connected, leaders and workers alike must pay special attention to the role each of us plays in collective cybersecurity hygiene.”