Insider Threat: Focusing From The Inside Out

Many companies tend to concentrate their security resources on preventing external threats from penetrating their business and compromising assets. While threats posed by outsiders such as cybercriminals, hacktivists, state-sponsored actors, and terrorists are often perceived as the most urgent and critical, insider threats can be equally—if not more—damaging. This is why the most effective security programs not only acknowledge the legitimacy of the insider threat, they strive to proactively combat it as part of a broader risk management strategy.

February 20, 2018