Highly publicized insider data theft, such as the past security breaches including the Edward Snowden incident, highlight the increasing need for better security practices and solutions to reduce the risks posed by insider threats.
The 2016 Insider Threat Spotlight Report, co-sponsored by Quest, found that nearly half of those surveyed have seen an increase in insider attacks over the last 12 months. The biggest threat comes from managers with access to sensitive information, with 67 percent believing that the fact insiders have credentialed access makes insider attacks more difficult to prevent.
According to the report, the five key trends of insider threats are:
We know it's no longer a question of when but how. Get the report to have a better understanding of where to concentrate resources to prevent and detect insider attacks.
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