Strategy, Threats, Insider threat

The people problem: Large businesses shift resources to address risks tied to new and disgruntled employees

March 11, 2021
  • 56% of organizations increased resource allocation and 54% increased spending on technologies to prevent or mitigate the effects of a cybersecurity breach — including purchasing, building, upgrading or implementation
  • Health care organizations were more likely than most industries (63%) to increase spending on these technologies
  • Virtually all (92%) maintained or increased resources
  • Financial services and manufacturing sectors were most likely to maintain the same level of resources, with 60% and 62%, respectively, allocating the same resources to risk identification in Q4

Jill Aitoro

SC Media Editor in Chief Jill Aitoro has 20 years of experience editing and reporting on technology, business and policy. She also serves as editorial director at SC Media’s parent company, CyberRisk Alliance. Prior to joining CRA, she worked at Sightline Media as editor of Defense News and executive editor of the Business-to-Government Group. She previously worked at Washington Business Journal and Nextgov, covering federal technology, contracting and policy, as well as CMP Media’s VARBusiness and CRN and Penton Media’s iSeries News.

prestitial ad