Strategies for Midsize Enterprises to Mitigate Insider Risk
“Whether through error, negligence or malice, employees, contractors and integrated third-party partners represent risk that must be addressed. The problem lies in the fact that insiders have an advantage over an external attacker – they know where the data exists and where to get it.”
“Not every insider risk becomes an insider threat; but every insider threat started as an insider risk.”
“When MSE leaders think of threats to their business, more often than not they consider them to be malicious in nature. This thinking can often be misleading as insiders are 2.5 times more likely to make an error or have a lapse in judgment than to maliciously misuse their access, and when security incidents occur as a result, they take an average of 85 days to contain.” – Gartner®
Gartner® predicts “by 2025, insider risk will cause 50% of organizations to adopt formal programs to manage it, up from 10% today. Learn where to begin by downloading the report, “Strategies for Midsize Enterprises to Mitigate Insider Risk” below:
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Gartner, Strategies for Midsize Enterprises to Mitigate Insider Risk, 2023, Paul Furtado, 19 April 2023.
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