9 factors reducing insider threat and enhancing cyber security

February 6, 2019

Insider threat, or the human element, reportedly accounts for the majority of cyber security incidents. This suggests that technical control systems alone are not sufficient to address cyber security risk. Similarly, the majority of insider threat incidents are unintentional, so a focus on the motivations of a malicious attack would also be insufficient. We need to understand non-malicious human limitations and causes of cyber security incidents. This whitepaper describes 9 factors which have been tried-and-tested to reduce insider threat.

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