How Privileged Users Increase the Chance of a Data Breach
Did you know that privileged users often are your riskiest employees?
It’s unsettling but true; the people most accountable for an organization’s security are those most likely to compromise it. Privileged user accounts — IT administrators, application developers and C-suite executives — have caused some of the most recent high-profile breaches.
Join Larry Ponemon, Chairman and Founder of the Ponemon Institute, and Michael Crouse, Director of Insider Threat Strategies at Forcepoint™ as they discuss why individuals with the most access to high value information assets also pose the most serious insider risk.
- 66% of respondents say privileged users look at information out of curiosity.
- More than 33% say privileged users are not properly vetted – or even have their backgrounds checked.
- Only 43% of organizations feel they have the capability to effectively monitor privileged user activity.
Download this webcast to discover the latest trends of data risk by privileged users.