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How Controlling Access to Privileged Accounts Can Keep Insider Threat from Hurting Your Bottom Line
On January 24, 2008 the world woke up to the largest bank fraud ever. A rogue trader at Société Générale placed $7.2 billion in fraudulent trades. How could such a massive fraud occur at the second-largest bank in France? Unfortunately, this was not the only example of insider attacks in the last year, which shows how vulnerable enterprises are to this threat. In the current economy, protecting your enterprise from insider attacks and insider risk is more important than ever before. This white paper explores those threats and shows how to control them by controlling and monitoring access. It describes the more common vulnerabilities exploited by insider attacks and a method for assessing insider risk.
Clearly, access control is needed. Read this paper to identify a line of identity and access solutions that address these problems inside the perimeter and, ultimately, your enterprise's bottom line and reputation.