The 2020 industry benchmark report independently conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM Security and ObserveIT is now available.
What are the findings and implications of an insider breach? Ponemon Institute's latest report is conducted to understand the direct and indirect costs that result from insider threats.
In the context of this research, insider threats are defined as:
- A careless or negligent employee or contractor;
- A criminal or malicious insider;
- A credential theft.
Across all three insider threat types outlined above, both the frequency and cost of insider threats have increased dramatically over the course of two years.