MANAGING THE ONGOING CHALLENGE OF INSIDER THREATS
“We have positioned ourselves relatively strongly against external threats, but it is the accidental or malicious insider threat that has caused us more problems.”
– DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, Defence Contract Management Agency (USA)
Every day we see stories in the news about external cyber threats. Yet, government cybersecurity experts know that the people on the inside pose the greatest threat to cybersecurity—and that insider threats can be far more challenging to manage.
This free white paper presents the results of a study by Market Connections, Inc. on the challenges IT professionals face in preventing insider and external IT security threats, and ways to help mitigate this growing potential risk.