Are APTs and other forms of hacking a serious threat to companies’ trade secrets and proprietary data? No question.
But are they the largest such threat that companies face? The answer remains “no.” Company insiders, not outside hackers, are involved in more than two-thirds of all cyber cases involving theft of intellectual property. Moles, opportunists, contractors, disgruntled employees, and ex-IT personnel—all currently pose a greater risk to corporate intellectual property than state-sponsored hacking and APTs, both in frequency and in damage caused.
This whitepaper takes a look at the prevalence of insider threat, provides examples of high-profile cases, and discusses steps that should be considered to reduce the risk from insider cyber threat.
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