In the recently released Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, it was revealed that 34 percent of breaches in 2018 involved insiders. This is a significant number and while it is hard to tell if the insiders were acting maliciously or unintentionally, it does show the damage unmonitored employees can create.
As a result, it is important that all employees are treated as a possible security threat as this can help organisations detect ambiguous events much faster and before any real damage occurs. To help achieve this, many of today’s leading organisations are applying zero-trust models across their users and devices to help strengthen their overall security posture, a concern which has only increased where companies have embraced the concept of ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD).
Read the full article from John Stock here: