Hopefully anybody who has paid attention to the presidential race appreciates that cyberattacks are not only a threat to the most powerful people in the world.

If anything, the ease with which hackers have infiltrated sensitive emails sent by top-level government officials should be a wake-up call to employers who have not trained their workers on how to protect themselves and their employers from hacking.

While hacking can be the result of sophisticated infiltrations of network systems, in many cases it is simply caused by careless or uninformed employees who don't take basic precautions to protect themselves from cyberattacks.

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