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  • How to determine if insiders should be your primary concern

    30.01.2015

    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.

  • Why insider threat is thriving

    22.01.2015

    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.

  • Employees are still the biggest IT threat

    14.01.2015

    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.

  • Morgan Stanley fires insider who leaked client data on Pastebin

    06.01.2015

    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.

  • How employees put your company at risk during the holidays

    16.12.2014

    Most enterprises of any significant size have implemented security training programs, designed to teach employees how to avoid major security risks phishing attacks launched from clicking on suspicious email, password requirements that are complex and ever-changing, and perhaps even two-factor authentication when logging in to certain systems.




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More than a third of employees would sell company data

35 percent of employees would sell information on company patents, financial records and customer credit card details if the price was right. This illustrates the growing importance for organizations to deploy data loss prevention strategies.


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