Despite oft repeated claims that the insider threat is the one organizations should be looking out for, the numbers and statistics related to 2013 data breaches show that risk is much smaller than the one related to attacks coming from the outside.
Personal and financial information of some 20 million South Koreans has been compromised by a consultant working for personal credit ratings firm Korea Credit Bureau (KCB), the AFP reports.
Five years ago, questions directed at boards of directors and senior executives at financial services firms on the toughest risk management issues might have resulted in responses like “liquidity risk,” “regulatory compliance,” or “bad debt.” Few, if any, would have mentioned cyber security.
More than 80 percent of employees admit to using non-approved SaaS applications in their jobs, say the results of a McAfee survey.
Kroll released its third annual Cyber Security Forecast, a prediction of the most significant cyber issues organizations will confront in 2014.
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