A survey by Monster found that more than two-thirds of U.S. workers experience burnout symptoms while working from home. Today's columnists, Jeff Hancock of Stanford University and Tim Sadler of Tessian, offers tips on how companies can use psychology to ease worker stress, which can reduce the kinds of mistakes that cause breaches. (Credit: Creative Commons CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

We can all admit that 2020 has been a stressful year. But how have these increased levels of stress impacted cybersecurity at businesses across the country? 

Recent data from Tessian found that nearly half of employees say they’ve made a mistake at work that has compromised their company’s security. But even more worrisome, 52% of employees say they make more of these security-related mistakes when they’re stressed. 

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