Said simply, an insider threat is someone who misuses authorized access. Sometimes it’s malicious in an attempt to steal money or smear an employer. Other times it is accidental or negligent, when someone unintentionally reveals sensitive information because of their access or influence.
COVID-19 is increasing the use of remote work among employers. Employers open themselves up to even more security risks including insider threat, allowing more employees access to information off-site. Insider threat training seriously helps mitigate malicious attacks against your organization.
Vishing Scams play upon people’s emotions. They appear to be professional and organized in their message. It is up to you, on the receiving end to spot these scams and know how to respond to them.