Category: Data Security
Published: January 2013
While hacking gets more attention from the media and many security professionals, insider threats can have a larger impact. Perhaps the very reason that the problem is so under managed by businesses and their security teams is that it is so pervasive and overwhelming, every employee is a potential threat.
79 percent of the respondents stated that their organisation either does not have data removal policies for employee departure, or they were unaware of such a policy.
Furthermore, 85 percent of employees store corporate data on their home computers or personal mobile devices.
These ordinary citizens represent a serious hazard to security: The insider threat.
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