Description: In fact, your biggest threat may be the individual you least expect. These
are employees, suppliers, and partners who have access to information,
but leverage it for nefarious activity by either using it themselves or
selling it to the highest bidder.
In the last year alone, 44% of US organizations experienced an insider attack or failed a compliance audit.5 Meanwhile, 28% of organizations detected insider attacks, and almost one-third say the crimes perpetrated by insiders were more costly than those inflicted by outsiders.6 Further, among all the categories within the “insider misuse” category, 88% of breaches occurred through privileged abuse, and 72% were financially motivated.