How Privileged Insiders Threaten The Security Of Global Organizations
HelpNet Security, June 6th, 2019
June 6, 2019,
Volume 255, Issue 1

A new global survey from BeyondTrust explores the visibility, control, and management that IT organizations in the U.S., APAC, Europe and the Middle East have over employees, contractors, and third-party vendors with privileged access to their IT networks

"According to the report, 64% believe they've likely had either a direct or indirect breach due to misused or abused employee access in the last 12 months, and 62% believe they've had a breach due to compromised vendor access.

Poor security hygiene by employees continues to be a challenge for most organizations. Writing down passwords, for example, was cited as a problem by 60% of organizations, while colleagues telling each other passwords was also an issue for 58% of organizations in 2019, which is steadily on the rise from 2018's statistics..."

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