A new report by BetterCloud highlights the massive threat that malicious or negligent insiders pose to organizations. According to the study, a whopping 91% of IT/security experts believe insider threats put their organization at risk, with a small majority of respondents (62%) considering negligent employees to be a bigger threat
The fifth annual Federal Cybersecurity Survey by SolarWinds identifies careless/untrained insiders and foreign governments as the top cybersecurity threats to US federal agencies. The two threat categories were mentioned by 56% and 52% of federal IT leaders in the survey (multiple answers were possible). Both numbers signified record-highs. That insider
According to Verizon’s new Mobile Security report, 83% of organizations believe mobile threats puts them at risk in 2018, with 81% saying that their employees where their biggest risk factor in the context of mobile security. The study also found that 67% of organizations believe their cyber security posture is
Two new reports highlight the increasing difficulty of businesses to mitigate threats coming from the people within their own organization. According to research by Endera, 87% of security professionals believe that if their company suffers a security breach caused by an insider, the top suspects will be contractors and freelancers.
This is the final article in a four-part series focused on proactively managing corporate security culture and workforce expectations as your organization prepares to prevent, detect, and respond to insider risk incidents.
This is the second article in a four-part series focused on proactively managing corporate security culture and workforce expectations as your organization prepares to prevent, detect, and respond to insider risk incidents.
What your organization should be doing to proactively managing corporate security culture and workforce expectations as it prepares to prevent, detect, and respond to insider risk incidents.
As companies spend more and more on systems-level defenses to hacks, individuals within the organization remain the most significant point of vulnerability. With the continued increase in telework, the there are increased number of targetable points for hackers or insider breaches. To respond to these risks, some experts recommend customizing
“In a surprise filing made late Monday, Microsoft said a former technical expert at a Russian antivirus firm was the person responsible for operating the Kelihos botnet, a global spam machine that Microsoft dismantled in a coordinated takedown last year.” Source: Microsoft: Worm Operator Worked at Antivirus Firm — Krebs