Insider Risk

3 Steps to Spotting Insider Risk

Your employees have access to your organization’s most valuable data – customer detail, intellectual property, personally identifiable information (PII), vendors lists, bank accounts, financials, and more.

When an employee no longer has the organization’s best interests at heart and shifts their loyalty to themselves, they begin to look for ways to take advantage of company data, assets, resources, and money. This can happen because they’re looking for a new job, are having financial difficulties, are experiencing personal issues, or simply have a sense of entitlement.

The greatest challenge for most organizations who are trying to identify insider threats, is visibility into employee behavior and actions. Without it, you lack context to understand whether activity is beneficial or harmful to the organization.

This ebook provides guidance around the steps necessary to spot insider threats both proactively and reactively, including how to :

  • Define insider risk
  • Monitor leading indicators
  • Look for active indicators

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2024 Insider Risk Preparedness Checklist

2024 Insider Risk Preparedness Checklist

Odds are that your organization will experience at least one threat in 2024, if not more than one. IBM estimates that a single threat costs an organization an average of $4.35 million, not to mention the work to contain and clean up, and the potential damage to the...