Insider and third-party access top cyber threats for… | BeyondTrust

Bomgar today announced the results of its 2017 Secure Access Threat Report, which finds that insider and third-party access are growing security threats facing organisations and enterprise IT systems. The global survey explores the visibility, control, and management that IT organisations in the U.S. and Europe have over employees, contractors, and third-party vendors with privileged access to their IT networks. Despite rising awareness of the threats posed by users with privileged access permissions, most organisations still allow a myriad of internal and external parties to access their most valuable systems and data. Many are placing trust in both employees and third parties without a proven means of managing, controlling, and monitoring the access that these individuals, teams and organisations have to critical systems and networks. Read more..