The Insider Threat

Definitions

Insider

Insider is that employee, former employee, subcontractor or other third parties who, due to the nature of their work, have access to the assets of the company”.

Insider Threat

“Activity or action performed by an internal user (insider) that can trigger a security incident that affects the confidentiality, integrity or availability of information or critical systems of the organization”.

 

Companies are suffering the consequences of expensive incidents of insider origin.

Companies losing millions on insiders incidents.

60%

of all security incidents involve internal staff.

Source: IBM

5M$

cost of each security breach caused by insiders.

Source: SANS

400K

cost of resources for remediation per insider incident.

Source: Ponemon

Employees are exposed to risk situations and facing more and more risks.

Spear Phishing

Mobile/Tablet/Laptop

USB

Social Engineering

Elicitation

Stole

Data leak

Lost

Error

Phishing

Neglect

e-fraud

As a result of the insider incidents, there are many types of damage, from the disclosure of classified information, to the loss of intellectual property, through the deactivation of services and critical system crashes.

90% of companies recognize that their measures, against internal threats,

are not effective*
and the efforts are
only reactive.

*Source: 2018 INSIDER THREAT REPORT.
Cybersecurity insiders.
Crowd Research Partners.
CA technologies.

With Kymatio, companies can understand their internal risk and start guided actions to prevent incidents and increasing their cybersecurity posture while training and raising awareness of their employees.

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