Insider attacks doubled last year from two years ago, according to recent Ponemon Institute research, and most likely most of those insiders’ network behavior could have foreshadowed a preventable attack only if their data access were properly monitored.
That’s where a proactive strategy comes in, advised InfoSec World 2020 featured speaker Velma C. Latson, who discussed preventative tactics at the session “Challenging Insider Threats: Cyberspace Insider Threat Triage (CITT) Plan.”
According to Ponemon, the total number of insider threats increased from 3,200 in 2018 to 4,716 incidents in 2020.
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