Cybersecurity pros: Are humans really the weakest link?

“Some experts, including Ciarán Mc Mahon, Ph.D., a faculty member at University College Dublin and director of the Institute of Cyber Security, suggests that quote is why the adage “humans are the weakest link” is part and parcel to the digital world.

“While its intellectual origins predate the industry by several decades, if not centuries, for our present purposes we need go back no further than the beginning of this millennium,” writes Mc Mahon in his July 2020 Frontiers in Psychology article In Defence of the Human Factor. “Since then, cybersecurity discourse has been awash with this cliché.”” – read more at TechRepublic!