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THE CONNECTION BETWEEN INSIDER THREATS AND DATA LOSS PREVENTION
Historically, when a cybersecurity team looks to decrease the risk of data loss at their organization, they look towards Data Loss Prevention (DLP) technology. These tools are often hyped for their ability to tag, categorize, and control data movement, but in many cases where an organization has a DLP in place, data leaks still happen. Obviously, that’s no good! The typical reason for this involves people, or more specifically, your employees and third-party contractors (the insider threat). To put it simply, DLP tools are OK for monitoring and limiting file activity, but they can’t give you insight into what your trusted users are up to with said data and access. If you’re currently utilizing a DLP solution, don’t panic! All is not lost. We’re here to help you crack the code on detecting, investigating, and preventing insider threat incidents. Here are a few things to take into consideration regarding your current DLP setup, and how you might better approach insider threat risk management: New Ways of Working According to a recent independent study from The Ponemon Institute, 2 out of 3 insider threat incidents are caused by employee or contractor mistakes. These incidents may include a breach in cybersecurity policy, including the duplication, exfiltration, and/or leakage of data. READ MORE