Tried-and-true security solutions like URL filtering, anti-phishing software, firewalls, and other detection and signature-based solutions are able to mitigate most cybersecurity attacks. But they operate on the erroneous assumption that anyone and anything already inside of an organization network perimeter is safe and can be trusted. This line of thinking has long been proven incorrect, much to the dismay of IT departments and executive teams whose networks have been compromised by insiders, both intentionally and through simple human error.
The proliferation of cyberthreats has numerous drivers: sophisticated phishing schemes, social engineering, application vulnerabilities, and everchanging strains of malware. The dynamic cyberthreat landscape continues to present one of the most pressing challenges that confronts even the most progressive and forward-thinking IT departments.
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