The Insider Threat: Can Employees Pose a Greater Risk than Hackers

In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity, organizations face a multitude of threats that can compromise their sensitive data and operations. While external threats from hackers and cyber criminals are well-recognized, there’s an often-underestimated risk that originates from within – the insider threat. This article explores the potential dangers posed by employees and examines whether they […]

Employees leaving jobs because of Cyber Attacks

Encore, a security stack management business held a survey recently and found that employees will leave their jobs on a respective note as their business firm has fallen victim to a cyber attack. The study was conducted on C-suite employees, CIOs and CTOs and some office workers among whom about 60% of them believed they […]

Displeased employees leading to 75% of Cyber Attacks

  The next time you are firing an employee for their low performance or doing it for any other reason, please make sure that the data they possess has been handover to you perfectly, i.e. scientifically. Otherwise, they could get involved with threat actors and target your organization with a sophisticated cyber attack that can […]

Apple workers using Android phones to avoid snooping from bosses

Apple Inc’s workers who are working hourly have opted to use rival Android phones to prevent their bosses from snooping around them. And the move is said to give a major boost to the employees who are intending to unionize their jobs with the support from major national unions. On the condition of anonymity, an […]

Insider Threat Alert as employees take data while leaving a Job

According to a recent survey conducted by email security providing firm Tessian, nearly one third of employees take data while leaving their job. And there is a high probability that the information can be used for various malevolent purposes. With COVID-19 pandemic ruining careers of many in 2021, workers are seen taking data with them […]

5 Reasons Why Your Employees Are Your Weakest Link for Your Company’s Cybersecurity

Cybercriminals have mastered ways of taking advantage of humans’ psychological flaws, a primary reason why cyber attacks keep increasing by the day. It does not matter how secure your IT infrastructure is, if your employees are not well-trained in cybersecurity, they will be a worrying insider threat. Here are five reasons why your employees are […]

Insider Threat to Google as it fires 36 employees in 2020

Well, this is indeed an interesting news piece to all those who are interested in Information Security. A leaked internal document of Google that was accessed & disclosed by Vice.com, a tech subsidiary of Motherboard Tech, states that the internet juggernaut fired 36 employees in 2020 for fraudulently accessing Google user or employee data. Insider […]

Diligent Employees make firms vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

A survey conducted by EY Global Information Security says that diligent employees of organizations often make firms vulnerable to cyber attacks. So, the firm has specified in its Indian edition survey that untrained and unaware employees often prove as biggest cyber threats to their organizations. Burgess Cooper, the Cybersecurity partner of EY Global has come […]

EU Courts: Companies Don’t Have Unilateral Right to Monitor Employees

This post was originally published here by  Salim Hafid. In a major victory for privacy advocates, Europe’s Court of Human Rights has ruled on organizations’ abilities to monitor employee communications with limited consent. While precedent set in 2016 gave employers blanket ability to monitor traffic “to verify that the employees are completing their professional tasks during working […]

10 ways to ensure your employees practice excellent security

This post was originally published here by casey pechan External cyber threats are a constant concern for business organizations. They dedicate teams to try to stay one step ahead of the latest ransomware or virus at any given time. However it can be easy to overlook one of the greatest risks to an organization’s security: employees. […]

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