Read why Lindsey O’Donnell says that insider threats are difficult to detect and mitigate on Threat Post :
Insider threats are an ongoing top danger for companies — but when it comes to mitigation efforts, incident-response teams face an array of challenges. Discussions with various incident-response teams revealed that between 25 to 30 percent of data breaches involved an external actor working with an internal person in an organization, according to Paul Shomo, senior security architect with OpenText. “We used to focus on external threat actors, but now, when compromising the network, many have someone on the inside, whether it’s because they bribed them or blackmailed them,” Shomo said, speaking at ENFUSE 2019 on Tuesday in Las Vegas.
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