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Insider Incidents Cost Companies $4.3 Million Per Year On Average
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JulietteRizkallah
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9/26/2016 | 12:19:55 PM
Re: Dealing with insider threats
It seems easy to say: let's terminate negligent employees, but establishment of negligence vs. lack of training or even in some case tricky social engineering make it impossible to apply a fair rule in most of the cases.  There isn't any silver bullet and protecting data takes work and commitment, starting with a strong governance of who has access to what data vs. who should have access.
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9/13/2016 | 9:15:22 PM
Dealing with insider threats
Periodic training and awareness must continue to be provided within the organization. However, I think this should be accompanied by organizations following through with consequences directed at the neglient employees. That is, lost of priviledges and perhaps even termination. An employee seeing these consequences leveraged against others may be even more cognizant of the training provided and implement principles of the same.


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