Top-10 Guide for Protecting Sensitive Data from Malicious Insiders
For years, organizations have worked diligently to lock down their perimeters only to find out that the most devastating enemy is already inside. Insider threats, both careless and malicious, abound. This fact is amplified during difficult economic times. With a plethora of digitized information, and vehicles for turning credit card data, personally identifiable information, and intellectual property into cash, goods, and other services, risks have increased. It’s no wonder that we’re hearing about a growing number of attacks where the target is sensitive data, and the perpetrators are those with evaluated levels of trust and access: insiders. This guide will explore the top ten ways to protect sensitive data from the very people that need access to it. While this is a difficult problem to address, it is not impossible – especially when leveraging the right tools.