Insider Threat Still a Big Issue to Network Security

July 26, 2010 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Internal users continue to be the torn in system and security administrator’s side. This is the case for many reasons. One, they have knowledge of the networking recourses. Two, they have credentials to access various systems on the network and third, most security controls defend against external entities as compared to internal users. According to the Computer Security Institute (CSI), approximately 80 percent of network misuse incidents originate from inside the network. […]