10 Ways to Prevent and Mitigate Cyber Security Insider Threats
In a world where 97 percent of cyberattacks depend on employees, it has never been more important for organizations to prevent and mitigate insider security threats. In 2021 the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) fielded 847,376 reported complaints with potential losses exceeding $6.9 billion – a seven percent increase from 2020. A comparatively small but expensive part of this are the 19,954 Business Email Compromise (BEC)/ Email Account Compromise (EAC) complaints with adjusted losses at nearly $2.4 billion. BEC/EAC are sophisticated cyberthreats targeting primarily businesses usually resulting in transferring money to malicious actors.