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• Clearswift research reveals a lack of cyber security awareness among public sector workers, with almost half unaware of ransomware
• Despite significant post-WannaCry progress, ransomware remains a key threat to local and central government
• 77% of public sector workers have been given no instruction in how to recognise ransomware, seven in 10 say there is no cyber security expert in their organisation
• Need for more awareness only heightened in light of increasing volume of Covid-19 related cyber-attacks

19 May 2020, Theale, UK – A lack of awareness among public sector employees around cyber security is leaving it vulnerable to ransomware and other forms of cyber-attack, according to new research today from data security provider Clearswift, a HelpSystems Company.

The research with 1,000 public sector employees, revealed that almost half of respondents...

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