Insider threats are on the rise. What's worse, these threats often fly under the radar for months before they're caught. To prevent an insider threat is to proactively identify and mitigate insider risks. Data and user monitoring tools can be critical by revealing how insiders use data in real-world workflows.
Organizations can implement an insider threat solution with good intentions and all in the interest of heightening security posture. But improper implementation can cause the loss of an employee’s drive just as quickly as a potential nefarious opportunity that outweighs the cost.
The now-public whistleblower allegations that Twitter may have active foreign spies on its payroll are sure to raise concerns about insider threats at companies everywhere. But focusing only on potential spies is a mistake.
It’s beyond time to ask an uncomfortable question: are your employees your biggest defense or greatest vulnerability against insider threats? How well you defend your data depends on getting this question right.
In response to tightening security, it appears that ransomware hackers are adopting new methods. One gang, Lockbit 2.0, is now offering millions of dollars to employees who are willing to help them gain access to a network.
Two-thirds of breaches are inside jobs. Yet, insider threat programs account for less than 10% of the budget. Are enterprise cybersecurity efforts properly prioritized?
Over 70% of executives believe their organizations have experienced accidental internal data breaches within the past five years, how can you protect your business from these threats?
By protecting machine-to-machine communication using machine identity protection, you can help stop many insider threats and a wide variety of other security threats, before they can damage your network and your company as a whole.
User activity monitoring and insider threat detection is evolving to get ahead of the ever increasing threat to user data. Providing advanced analytics, insightful intelligence, and effective response mechanisms, it addresses three critical components of data security in 2019.