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Insiders – More Dangerous than hackers

Organizations are reeling from hackers, Home Depot, Supervalu, wherever there is data, hackers will follow. But hackers are only part of the problem.

Organizations are reeling from hackers, Home Depot, Supervalu, wherever there is data, hackers will follow. But hackers are only part of the problem. All of your precious data is often available to many insiders Inside jobs aren't just within an organization.

A malicious employee of an organization that has your personally information can sell it to identity thieves. An employee may just make a mistake and accidentally divulge information. Employees are stretched. They are working more hours and trying to get more done when working remotely.

Accidents may happen and family members or friends may see something that they shouldn't. How many copies of your data do organizations have? If you asked would they be able to tell you and are they protecting all copies of your data equally well? With so many copies of your data are organizations providing more targets for hackers and more opportunities for accidents?