New Report Shows 7 Ways Your Employees Can Destroy Your Business. How to Protect Yourself!
No business owner likes to think that their own employees are a threat to the security of their business. But if you don’t take insider threats seriously you could end up blindsided.
A new report by Cybersecurity Insiders, a community of 400,000 information security professionals, shows just how dangerous employees can be to your business. The 2020 Insider Threat Report lays out several security threats that happen from negligent and malicious employees.
How big of a deal are insider threats, anyhow?
A pretty big one. Over half (52%) of security professionals state that internal attacks are more difficult to detect and prevent than external cyberattacks. This is because by definition, an “insider” attack is coming from someone with legitimate login credentials.