During times of economic struggle, most small businesses end up making cuts and changes to keep their businesses in the green. From laying off staff to decreasing business travel, reducing marketing efforts and ending bonuses and raises temporarily – there are a variety of ways small businesses look to cut their expenses.
In this ever-advancing age of real-time social networking, the threats to sensitive personal information keep growing. Cyber-thieves now access all the daily sites you use, just looking for that slip of info that will unlock bank accounts, passwords, and sometimes even your house!
The greatest information security threat facing your organization is in your office right now. It has the ability to bypass the physical and logical controls you’ve put in place to protect the perimeter of your network and has already obtained credentials to access a significant portion of your infrastructure. What is this threat? It’s the often underestimated insider threat — the risk that your users will violate the trust you’ve placed in them to conduct malicious activity on your network.