Quarter of UK Employees Have ‘Purposefully Leaked Business Data’

New research from Egress Software Technologies has revealed that one in four (24%) UK employees have intentionally shared confidential business information outside their organization, typically to competitors or new and previous employers. Read about the new report by Egress Software Technologies which reveals that nearly 24 percent employees of United Kingdom businesses have shared confidential […]

The Herman Trend Alert – Employees: The Greatest Cybersecurity Threat

Read why Joyce Gioia says that employees are the biggest cyber security threat to businesses on After Market News : As security measures become more effective, people are the greatest threat to cybersecurity. Writing this month for Stratfor, the global geopolitical intelligence platform, Scott Stewart, the company’s vice president of tactical analysis, was very clear […]

Cyber Security Awareness Month: What to do if staff demand a risky service

Read Howard Solomon’s article about insider threats on IT World Canada : Awareness training is on the minds of many infosec leaders in the past four weeks thanks to the annual Cyber Security Awareness Month campaigns across the country. But while much of the advice deals with ways of getting employees to sharpen their senses, there’s […]

Employees: The Culprits of Security Breaches?

Read why Victor Chukwuemeka says that the employees can be real culprits of security breaches on The Market Moghul : A senior sales executive in a medium-sized company is having a business meeting with a third party at a café bar – a potential client with whom the executive has never met with before. All the […]

Getting an Earful: Convincing Employees to Care About Network Security

Read Douglas Bonderud’s article about why it is difficult to convince the employees about network security on Security Intelligence : Employees remain the biggest source of corporate cyber risk. According to the “IBM X-Force 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index,” staff members are responsible for 60 percent of all digital attacks endured by enterprises. Read his […]

Rise in Insider Threats Drives Shift to Training, Data-Level Security

Read why Tom Thomassen says that rise in insider threats drives companies to shift to training and data-level security on Dark Reading : Data breaches continue to devastate organizations, and the threat from insiders — whether malicious or accidental — continues to grow as the value and volume of data expands at near breakneck speed. Read his […]

3 ways employees can risk your firm’s cybersecurity (and what to do about it)

Read  Megan Ellis’ article about the three ways in which employees can risk your cyber security on Memeburn : Employees have been called the weakest link in a business’s cybersecurity – a particularly notable problem in a time where high-profile hacks and ransomware attacks are on the rise. A favourite target of hackers is small-to-medium business […]

Firms Should Beware ‘insider’ Cyber Security Threat

The cyber security threat to companies from their own employees is on the rise, according to new research. Data security company Clearswift surveyed 600 senior business decision makers and 1,200 employees across the UK, US, Germany and Australia and found year-on-year cyber security incidents are also on the rise generally. Read about the new report by […]

Insider threats make up 74% of business cyber security incidents

Insider threats are a bigger risk to cyber security than external hackers, with 74% of cyber incidents happening from within companies. That’s according to survey data conducted by Vanson Bourne on behalf of data security company Clearswift, which took responsed from 600 senior business decision makers and 1,200 employees from around the world, with a particular […]

Firms Should Beware ‘insider’ Cyber Security Threat

The cyber security threat to companies from their own employees is on the rise, according to new research. Data security company Clearswift surveyed 600 senior business decision makers and 1,200 employees across the UK, US, Germany and Australia and found year-on-year cyber security incidents are also on the rise generally. Read more about the new report […]