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August 29, 2019


#2 “The Inside Job”

Financial services company face an internal data theft.

Protecting yourself from inside threats is difficult to predict and hard to identify.  Insider data theft may be due to a malicious employee taking or selling your corporate data or simply making an unintentional mistake.  These breaches are significant enough to make front page news headlines, causing irreparable reputational damage to the companies involved.

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Take proactive steps to mitigate the risk of insider data theft, including:

  • Establishing an acceptable use policy
  • Training employees on all procedures and policies relating to cyber security
  • Providing a means for employees to conveniently report suspicious activities
  • Remaining especially vigilant when employees leave the company

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