Thursday, May 20, 2010

Ten Ways to Protect Your Network From Insider Threats

Insiders -- people who work within your organization -- pose a huge potential security risk. That's because while hackers and other outsiders have to break in to your network and gain access to systems and data, many insiders have valid credentials to log on quite legitimately and access the systems and data they need to carry out their jobs.

Unless appropriate steps are taken, it can be quite trivial for employees to copy your confidential data on to a memory stick and walk out the door, install a logic bomb to destroy data in the future, or set themselves up with login credentials to ensure that they have access to your systems even after they have left your employment.

Here are ten things you can do to protect your network:

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