Study: Plenty of IT pros are secret hackers

It’s not quite as serious as most insider threats, but a recent survey finds that many IT pros never lost a penchant for hacking. 

Hackers target cheating site, leak information

These companies experienced an inside hack job that could potentially release somewhat embarrassing information about people that could result in a number of ruined marriages. 

Keeping insiders – malicious or otherwise – from being a threat

There are a variety of threats that IT faces all the time, but the ones that could be most tricky to deal with are usually those that originate in-house. Whether it’s careless users putting systems at risk or malicious ones taking advantage, these insiders can cause serious damage to their organizations. 

Will fighting internal threats be your next budget nightmare?

Companies are used to shelling out for security against hackers and intrusions. But these days, there are some companies charging a king’s ransom to protect against internal threats. 

Insider leak: 350,000 financial accounts compromised

An employee at a branch office of a major financial institution has been fired for compromising 10% of its customers’ data. Here’s what you need to know to avoid a similar fate.

The cost of cyberattacks just keeps climbing

Cyberattacks are going to cost companies some serious cash. The only really question is how much it will be and what steps you need to take to prepare for these devastating incidents. 

FBI issues warning: Watch out for insider threats

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently sounded an alarm for IT pros. It’s seen an uptick in cyberattacks against businesses – and the threat is increasingly coming from disgruntled and former employees. 

Insider threats are pummeling IT

Two recent surveys show that the biggest threat to your systems isn’t actually hackers, it’s the insider threat caused by people in your own building – and many of them are IT pros. 

Top 10 ways employees put your company’s data at risk

Businesses face a lot of IT security threats, but a large percentage could be avoided with a change in users’ behavior. Here are 10 of the most common ways employees put their companies at risk: 

Manager wants IT to spy on employees: How to respond?

IT has a lot of ways to spy on employees” behavior, data and other information. But that doesn”t mean they should be put to use.