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IDG Contributor Network: Security through the entire life cycle

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, May 16, 2016.

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    Last month news broke that a data breach of 44,000 Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. customers was caused by an employee leaving the agency. Fortunately, the FDIC discovered the breach before information was disseminated, but the incident is a reminder that enterprises need to understand the data held within their business.

    Simple employee negligence poses a serious cybersecurity threat that could have implications as damaging as a breach caused by a malicious actor. "There is always the external risk of a hack or breach from outside, but a lot come from insiders as well," said Dana Simberkoff, chief compliance and risk officer at AvePoint.

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