3 types of insider threat and what to do about them

Updated 06 October ’20 Many companies take careful measures to protect their critical assets from external risks, but they often remain vulnerable to insider threats. The latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) 2020, shows that 70% of cyber attacks were perpetrated by outsiders, such as organised criminal groups. This has remained fairly consistent over […]

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Is it time to rethink the term Insider Threat ?

Cloud administrators: A new Insider Threat Stephen Hawking was once asked whether we should be intentionally advertising our presence in the cosmos. Fearful of malevolent extra-terrestrials, Hawking suggested keeping quiet might be our best option. Unfortunately, this warning arrived a little late, as we have been advertising our presence, intentionally or not, for almost a […]

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Was 2017 the Year of Ultimate Breaches?

Last year wasn’t exactly the poster child for good cybersecurity. Barely a month passed by without another data breach being reported. Large businesses and household names were victims of major cyber attacks, which affected millions of people as information was hacked, stolen or left unsecured. More personal data was compromised in the first half of […]

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