Information Security departments spend months developing “defense in depth” strategies to protect their company’s information assets. As most are aware, layering security across networks, applications, endpoints, and people, provides protection against hackers, malicious software, and the insider threat.
Yet, regardless of how many layers are added to an environment, the insider threat continues to be a serious issue for companies. Per the 2016 Verizon Data Breach Report, there were 10,489 total incidents associated with insiders, with 172 confirmed data disclosures.
With the correct security controls in place, why are so many breaches still occurring?