58% of Orgs Have No Controls in Place to Prevent Insider Threats (HelpNetSecurity)


More than half of organizations (58 percent) still lack the appropriate controls to prevent insider attacks, with just under half (44 percent) unaware if their organization has experienced an insider attack at all, according to a new survey of more than 500 cybersecurity professionals.

The Insider Threat Spotlight Report also found that nearly half of those surveyed have seen an increase in insider attacks over the last 12 months.

Inadvertent data breaches (71 percent) top the list of insider threats companies care most about. Negligent data (68 percent) and malicious data (61 percent) breaches come in a close second and third.