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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Bitdefender is the most successful Romanian IT company and a leading technology player in the global software security market. The company is developing and supporting a broad range of IT security products and services for both consumer and enterprise markets in over 100 countries worldwide. Bitdefender is continuing its global expansion through local key partners and its current own offices in Germany, Spain, USA, the UK, the Nordic countries and the UAE. Moreover, Bitdefender is also setting sail for Asia, Africa and Latin America. The company is also strengthening its position based on a series of global strategic partnerships.

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Bitdefender

Bitdefender is the most successful Romanian IT company and a leading technology player in the global software security market. The company is developing and supporting a broad range of IT security products and services for both consumer and enterprise markets in over 100 countries worldwide. Bitdefender is continuing its global expansion through local key partners and its current own offices in Germany, Spain, USA, the UK, the Nordic countries and the UAE. Moreover, Bitdefender is also setting sail for Asia, Africa and Latin America. The company is also strengthening its position based on a series of global strategic partnerships.

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