Burnout is a very real thing, and it can lead to your employees becoming disengaged in their work in more ways than one. Their performance can suffer, but so too can their adherence to your workplace policies—policies like cybersecurity. Let’s take a look at the idea of cybersecurity burnout at all levels, whether it’s for your average employee or your IT workers.
Burnout itself is deep-seated disengagement that your employees might feel for the jobs you hired them to fulfill. Cybersecurity burnout can be defined as burnout that impacts your company’s cybersecurity professionals and leads them to feel disengagement with their work. Unfortunately, this definition cannot be limited to your cybersecurity professionals; after all, everyone is responsible for cybersecurity. As such, all employees are susceptible to cybersecurity burnout.
Cybersecurity burnout can manifest in different ways, including the following:
But what can be done to protect your business from this type of burnout?
Resolving cybersecurity burnout is much the same as any other type of burnout. Here are some tips:
Protecting your business can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. You can rely on Microtechs to help your organization keep its security in line. This will take pressure off of your employees, allowing them to focus and prioritize themselves a bit more. To learn more, reach out to us at (415) 246-0101.