Organizations know insider threats pose real danger and challenges but often give them low priority.
Supermarket giant Ahold Delhaize has determined that the employees who engage in the riskiest cyber behavior tend to be sales and marketing professionals, high-level executives and millennials, according to the company's global CISO Carolyn Schreiber.
Run by Peter Cavicchia III, a former Secret Service agent, the Chase program collected data on employees, including browser histories, transcripts of phone calls, emails and GPS locations from company smartphones.
California's Department of Fish and Wildlife has reportedly issued an internal memo warning that a former employee downloaded worker and vendor records to a personal device without authorization, and stored them on an insecure network.
The first half of 2017 has not exactly been a ride in the park for cybersecurity professionals.
The leak exposed classified databases, including those on fighter pilots, police suspects and witness relocation subjects, but the Swedish government kept it mostly under wraps.
CIO's consider a main frame computer the safest place to store their corporation's most important data, but despite this level of trust more than three-quarters believe say there are still weaknesses that can be exploited.
All currently cleared U.S. federal contractors will have to have completed an insider threat training course as of June 1 in order to maintain their security clearance.