The breach at Sony Pictures Entertainment and the leak of client records at Morgan Stanley likely involved information attacks from a malicious insider. Malicious insiders take confidential internal information from a business for their own purposes. They can be current or former employees, contractors, business partners – anyone with access to the organization’s confidential personal or corporate information.
Malicious insiders may be lurking around every corner. Lisa Berry Tayman, senior privacy and information governance advisor for CyberScout Consulting, authored this piece in Today's General Counsel about the number one threat to an organization.