The 2021 Behavox Enterprise Conduct and Risk Report uncovers the harsh compliance and HR issues enterprises need to address — which have been further exacerbated during the pandemic and work-from-home period — including cybersecurity breaches, corporate espionage, IP theft, suicidal tendencies, racism, and sexual harassment.

The Behavox Enterprise Conduct and Risk Report is a reality check for HR teams and C-suites. The pandemic and distributed workforce models stress-test their ability to protect morale, manage risk, and sustain business continuity. Judging by the findings, it is clear that there is work to be done.


Erkin Adylov
Founder and CEO of Behavox

METHODOLOGY

White-collar enterprise
employees
(Not non-profit, education, or government)
Ages 22 to 65
Working from home since
the onset of the
COVID-19 pandemic

95% statistical degree of confidence

Global study commissioned by Behavox and conducted September to October 2020 by global market research firm Provoke Insights. Provoke Insights is a member of the Insights Association and follows the association’s codes of standards and ethics.

TOP 5 EMPLOYEE FINDINGS

ENTERPRISES HAVE NEVER FACED
GREATER COMPLIANCE RISK

Proprietary information theft, lack of adherence to security policies, the introduction of security threats, and espionage by foreign governments are a few of the significant findings the report revealed. Enterprises are at greater risk as they navigate the complexities and potential for breaches working from home enables. These risks will continue even after the pandemic ends and employees return to the office.

INFOGRAPHICCH 1: EMPLOYEE FINDINGS

1. BREAKING SECURITY POLICIES

Percentage of employees who know of a colleague who has broken
a security policy at their company:

2. PROPRIETARY INFORMATION THEFT

Percentage of employees who know of a colleague who has stolen proprietary
information from their company:


UNITED STATES

UNITED KINGDOM

CANADA

3. INTRODUCING SECURITY THREATS

Percentage of employees who know of a colleague who has willingly
introduced a security threat:

4. ESPIONAGE FROM FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS

Percentage of employees who suspect interference or
espionage from foreign governments:

5. NON-EMPLOYEES LISTENING TO MEETINGS

Percentage of employees who have seen non-employees eavesdropping on video calls:


UNITED STATES

UNITED KINGDOM

CANADA

Download Chapter 1 of
The Behavox Enterprise
Conduct and Risk Report

Ch 1: EMPLOYEE FINDINGS


TOP 3 HR FINDINGS

DANGEROUS & DISCONNECTED

HR is responsible for addressing misconduct and eliminating toxicity. But how many HR professionals are actually fulfilling their duties as guardians of their corporate cultures? How aware are HR professionals of misconduct, particularly with employees working from home? The answer appears startlingly evident, yet one many organizations do not want to hear.

INFOGRAPHICCH 2: HR FINDINGS

1. HR SEES MORE MISCONDUCT THAN EMPLOYEES

Percentage of respondents aware of workplace misconduct:

2. IMPROPER USE OF WORK CHANNELS

Percentage of employees and HR professionals aware of workplace
misconduct during video conferencing meetings:

3. WHY HR TEAMS AREN’T TAKING ACTION

HR professionals cite numerous reasons for their hesitancy to take action against misconduct:


AFRAID ABOUT
LEGAL IMPLICATIONS

CONFLICT-
AVOIDANT

TOO
BUSY

Download Chapter 2 of
The Behavox Enterprise
Conduct and Risk Report

CH 2: HR FINDINGS