The Good, the Bad and the Careless: Insider Behaviors That Cause Data Breaches

Even loyal employees are prone to mismanaging data and compromising security, unless they are taught best practices.
The Good, the Bad and the Careless: Insider Behaviors That Cause Data Breaches
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General Manager of Safetica North America
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Data leaks by insiders are a growing threat to confidential customer and employee records, financial files and intellectual property. So what are the three employee behavior patterns around data security to watch out for? How much will it cost to clear up the damage of a leak? Will your business survive it? We've put together the answers at-a-glance in this infographic.

Related: 5 Ways Your Employees Are Unintentionally Sabotaging Your Data Security

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