How to protect your organization from insider threats

Is your security approach exposing your organization to risk? The answer is “yes” if your security strategy focuses exclusively on external threats. If the breaches of the last 24 months have taught us anything – it’s that insider threats are a cause for equal if not greater concern.

The problem with traditional implementations is a security-with-blinders focus on files, infrastructure, and data in order to secure systems. They limit access to unauthorized users, but do not take into account the risk involved with negligent or malicious users that have already been given access to the system. This is the real risk of insider threat.

Read more about how to tackle insider threats on Help Net Security.