Corvid wants to remove the weak link from cyber: the users

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"Our job is to keep the user out of the firing line" - Nanson
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"Our job is to keep the user out of the firing line" - Nanson

It's unrealistic to train users to recognise every threat, especially with modern hackers' levels of sophistication, argues CTO Andrew Nanson

"Users are the weak link in cyber security." It's a common refrain: any Google search will return hundreds of thousands of results with the same theme. For years, the infosec industry has argued th...

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