We have written quite a bit about the Insider Threat and know it is a topic with many views. Here is another:
The possibility that a breach or a cyber attack could be down to an employee or former employee is growing all the time. It could be a malicious attack from a disgruntled member of staff who has recently been sacked or who has a grudge against the business, for instance. But more often the threat comes from the unintentional actions of untrained employees which put the business at risk and create cyber vulnerability. It is well known that a high percentage of data breaches are down to human error or lack of awareness – and cyber predators are ready to take advantage.
Read Tom Huckle, Lead Cyber Security Consultant of Crucial Academy give seven tips to preventing insider threats on Business Matters.
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