Addressing Insider Threats Requires A Cyber-Physical Blended Approach
While most security teams are focused on preventing malicious outsider attacks, recent data suggests that close to 30 percen t of confirmed breaches today involve insiders.
“As the threat landscape evolves rapidly, CISOs need to step up their game”
“Threats now originate not only in the physical space but also in cyber environments”
“Oftentimes we think the most harmful insider threats are intentional”
“Risk management leaders should start by developing a compelling vision”
Rising Insider Malicious Attacks Threat
As the threat landscape evolves rapidly, CISOs need to step up their game, says Aamir Ghaffar, Director of Solutions Engineering at AlertEnterprise. They should implement security controls that protect their company’s people, physical assets, data, intellectual property, and reputation both inside and out. And they need to do it while simultaneously satisfying industry compliance requirements. In response to our questions, Aamir Ghaffar offered some additional insights on the timely topic of insider threats.