21 Mar 2019

Insider Threats Pose Biggest Security Risk, Bettercloud Report Reveals

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

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06 Mar 2019

Survey: Cybersecurity Threats from Careless Insiders and Foreign Governments Reach All-Time Highs

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

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05 Mar 2019

Employees are the biggest risk to enterprise mobile device security, report says

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

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22 Feb 2019

Human Negligence to Blame for the Majority of Insider Threats

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.

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14 Jan 2019

Manage Insider Risk and Prevent ‘Big Brother’ Perception, Part 4

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.

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22 Oct 2018

Manage Insider Threat Risk and Prevent ‘Big Brother’ Perception, Part 2

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.

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24 Sep 2018

Manage Insider Threat Risk and Prevent ‘Big Brother’ Perception

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.

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26 Jun 2018

Is telework fueling insider threats?

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

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24 Jan 2012

Microsoft: Worm Operator Worked at Antivirus Firm

“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

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