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Insider threats: how to manage risks within a business

Overview

Organisations face growing threats as their critical digital and physical assets become increasingly exposed to risks posed by increased connectivity, global regulatory requirements and security weaknesses in complex multinational supply chains.


The financial, reputational and regulatory impact of having critical assets stolen or damaged can be catastrophic for an organisation. Insiders with trusted access can exploit the vulnerabilities that protect such assets, causing millions of pounds of damage.


In order to mitigate these risks, organisations should establish a programme to protect their critical assets from insider threats. This briefing focuses on threats stemming from intentional fraudulent or criminal activities.