Over the past few years, security professionals have noticed an unusual spike in frequency of insider attacks. Statistically, every organization is potentially exposed to insider threats up to 3 times a year. Companies try to enhance control over its employees’ permissions, third-party actions, and privileged user activity to eliminate risk of cyberattacks.
The risk of data theft, caused by employees and third parties, has always been a challenge for IT security forces. However, the recent threats are mostly associated with data access through the use of privileged accounts, requiring upgraded access controls.
In this issue of SysAdmin Magazine, you will find analytical articles and useful tips on how to secure your IT systems and set stronger controls over the activity in the IT environment:
- Why is an insider threat still a danger? How to minimize the risk of insider threats?
- How to detect the installed software and who has to be responsible for it
- Infographics about states of visibility into activities in various IT environments
- Free tools and exam study guide, handy for IT pros