The pervasiveness of the insider threat is something every company worries about. And according to the conclusions reached by Dtex Systems based on threat assessments from several global organizations, 100 percent of companies have blind spots that enable the continued presence of the insider threat. No argument there.
Every company that provides their employees with decision-making authorities gives their employees the power to make decisions that undermine the company. What stops wholesale anarchy are unified goals, awareness training, and, above all, trust. No company can bring the insider threat down to zero percent. But there are many that bring it close to zero.
Read more about the Dtex 2018 Threat Report, which serves to bring to the forefront those areas where companies can invest their resources to bring down the threat posed by their trusted insiders, on CSO.