Executives are disconnected from reality when it comes to IT and security.
Top leaders seem particularly inclined to do things their IT departments warn against, such as opening email from unfamiliar senders, or clicking on links.
During ... simulated attacks, top executives are 25% more likely to click on the links that in a real attack could install malware. One reason ... is that most senior leaders skip company programs on developing cautious email habits.You can visit this WSJ page below for the full article and attribution.
But wow. What a cyber Achilles Heal we've got if the folks with access to the most important, most sensitive info in our companies are the easiest to scam into coughing it up.