The 2016 Federal Study on the Insecurity of Privileged Users
PRIVILEGED USER ABUSE AND THE INSIDER THREAT
Did you know that privileged users often are your riskiest employees?
- 51% believe their organizations are unnecessarily assigning access to individuals that go beyond their role or responsibilities.
- 75% of respondents believe their current security tools do not provide the contextual information necessary to determine if an incident is caused by an insider threat.
- 91% concluded that the insider threat will continue to grow or stay the same in the next 12 to 24 months.
How can agencies address these potentially high-risk employees?