A staggering 97% of IT leaders say insider breach risk is a significant concern, according to a survey by Egress.
78% think employees have put data at risk accidentally in the past 12 months and 75% think employees have put data at risk intentionally. When asked about the implications of these breaches, 41% say financial damage would be the area of greatest impact.
More than 500 IT leaders and 5000 employees were surveyed across the UK, US and Benelux regions.
The results uncovered serious discrepancies between IT leaders’ perceptions of insider breach risk and causes, and how they are in managing them. It also exposed that employees are still confused about data ownership and responsibility.
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