Today’s Biggest Cyber Security Threat Is inside Your Business | In the News

Posted On July 30, 2019

Computer breaches from Russian or Chinese hackers get the headlines, but the reality is you are more likely to be a victim from an insider. It turns out that as much as 60 percent of all attacks were carried out by insiders – either overtly or inadvertently.

It’s more prevalent than you might think. Research by the Everest Group found that upwards of 50 percent of the spending in IT doesn’t go through a sanctioned IT process. That number may seem high, but when you include things like cloud-based sales software, departmental-specific applications, or personal devices, you can see how it might add up if your IT leadership isn’t on top of it.

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