Insider Threats Account for Nearly 75 Percent of Security Breach Incidents

CISOs and their teams have suspected it for years, but new security breach research showed that nearly three-quarters of incidents are due to insider threats. Read more about the survey at  annual Black Hat security conference which revealed that 84 percent respondent said that cyberattacks  happened due to human error on Security Intelligence.

Cyber security: the human factor

Technical jargon is one thing that can put off business leaders from doing the right thing when it comes to cyber security. But the CBI’s latest Cyber Security Conference offered practical advice for those wanting to protect their organisation. Read how human factor influences cyber security the most on CBI.

The CISO’s Guide to Managing Insider Threats

Read George Moraetes’ CISO’s guide for managing insider threats on Security Intelligence : Critical digital and physical assets are becoming increasingly vulnerable due to accelerated connectivity, differing global regulatory requirements, joint ventures and business partnerships and security weaknesses within complex multinational supply chains. Read his full article here.

New report unveils top 3 cybersecurity threats facing business data

Ransomware, insider threats, and denial of service are the three biggest threats faced by organizations as they try to secure sensitive data, according to a new study from Infoblox and SANS, released Thursday. Read about the new study by Infoblox and SANS Institute which reveals that most companies consider ransomware as the biggest threat of 2017 […]

BYOD Drives Increase in Insider Threats

Over three-fifths of IT professionals believe that insider threats are more difficult to spot than attacks by malicious third parties, with the explosion in mobile endpoints a key challenge, according to Dtex. Read about the new report by Dtex which reveals that nearly half (48%) of respondents feel that detecting and mitigating insider threats is […]

10 tips for reducing insider security threats

Read Scott Matteson list ten tips for companies to reduce insider security threats on Tech Republic : A report recently released by the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology pointed out that most cybersecurity incidents (both intentional and accidental) are the result of some action by insiders. Read his full article here.

Don’t dismiss insider threats when assessing security

Read why Thomas Fischer says that companies should not dismiss insider threats while assessing cyber security on Beta News : When we think of a cyberthreat, we often imagine a nation state hacking group, or a virus trying to work its way into our company network. After all the media is full of depictions of incidents […]

Don’t wait any longer to address your insider threats

Read why Tony Gauda says that companies should not wait any longer to deal with the insider threats on IT Pro Portal : Security professionals are awakening to the fact that they have been spending about 100 per cent of their effort on about 50 per cent of the problem. The $120B security industry has […]

Five steps to a secure workforce

Read Danny Maher’s article on five steps to a secure workforce on IT Pro Portal : Companies thrive on talent. Your employees are the key to success in business, especially when you use technology to make them more productive. This access to data and applications can also pose dangers, though. Read his full article here.

Insider Threats Account for Nearly 75 Percent of Security Breach Incidents

CISOs and their teams have suspected it for years, but new security breach research showed that nearly three-quarters of incidents are due to insider threats. Read about the report from Ipswitch called “Insider Threats and Their Impact on Data Security,” which takes a look at the insider threat inside a company on Security Intelligence.