Too Close for Comfort: Insider Threats to Enterprise Data

“The biggest security threat to organizations comes from those nearest and dearest: their own employees.” 

It’s easy for companies to blame faceless outsiders for every breach, fortifying enterprise data against external threats without considering the potential of its own employees to wreak havoc – either intentionally or unintentionally.

In addition to current employees, former employees can spell bad news for corporate data. In many companies, former employees can access data simply by using their old credentials.

Beyond basic security measures such as two-step authentication and data encryption, what can an organization’s IT team do to manage these threats?

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