Insiders, not crooks, still biggest security threat

Friday, 27 August 2004, 11:32 AM EST

New research findings suggest that insiders - not gangs of cyber criminals - pose the biggest threat to financial service providers' systems and data.

The Insider Threat Study, a joint initiative between the US Secret Service and Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute's CERT Coordination Center, is the first in a series of seven reports examining insider attacks on information and systems across a range of business areas.

By James Sherwood at vnunet.

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