Businesses have been urged to tighten their data protection technologies, policies and procedures after a UK Supreme Court ruling yesterday left the door open for employers to be sued by their staff for insider breaches. The case involved supermarket chain Morrisons, which suffered such a breach in 2014 when former internal auditor Andrew Skelton published...Read More
The concern about intentional data breaches has increased year-on-year, with 75% of IT leaders believing that employees have put data at risk intentionally. According to research by Egress of 528 CSOs and IT leaders, 97% of respondents said “insider breach risk” is a significant concern. Of those surveyed, 78% said that employees have put data at...Read More
Speaking at the TEISS conference in London, ClubCISO chair Dr Jessica Barker said that both non-malicious and malicious insiders can be detected by common behaviors. Displaying ClubCISO’s research from 2019, which showed that non-malicious insiders accounted for 42% of incidents in the last 12 months, and malicious insiders accounted for 18%, Barker said that this is...Read More
New research released yesterday by the Ponemon Institute reveals a dramatic increase in both the frequency of insider threats and their financial cost to businesses since 2018. The report, “2020 Cost of Insider Threats: Global,” shows that the average global cost of insider threats rose by 31% in two years to $11.45m, and the frequency of incidents spiked...Read More
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