New research has uncovered an unexpected twist in the tale of cyber security risks – your tech-savvy younger employees may be your biggest vulnerability. Shocked? Let’s dive into the details. More than 6,500 employees across the globe were surveyed, with an almost equal representation of demographics. The results were rather alarming. The study found that younger office workers, those 40 or under, are more likely to disregard standard password safety guidelines. Can you believe that 34% admitted to using their birth dates as passwords, compared to just 19% of those over 40? And it doesn’t stop there. The habit of using the same password across multiple devices was also more prevalent among younger workers, with 38% admitting to doing this. And let’s not even get started on phishing scams. A whopping 23% of the younger demographic didn’t report the last phishing attempt they received. Their reasoning? “I didn’t think it was important”.