Ordinary employees, privileged users and the supply chain – such as contractors and third party service providers – are all conduits for a traditional insider threat, according to Vormetric.
We learned throughout our lives that if we experience the same problem over and over again in a certain situation, we should probably change something in our own behavior / attitude and not blame others.
In the past few years, rapid growth in the volume of sensitive information combined with new technologies has chipped away at the effectiveness of traditional endpoint protections and network perimeter security.
Well-funded hackers with sophisticated tools made headlines and worried organizational leadership throughout 2014, yet the primary reason endpoint security risk has become more difficult in the past 24 months is due to negligent or careless employees who do not follow security policies, according to the Ponemon Institute.
Global financial services firm Morgan Stanley has announced on Monday that it has fired an employee of its Wealth Management Group following the theft of "partial client data." According to Yahoo Finance, he stole information of some 350,000 wealth management clients.
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