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Top 5 insider data leaks that could be prevented

A data leak may occur in a company of any size in any sector of the economy. According to 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, 34% of data leaks occurred in 1918 were caused by insiders. Leaks of this kind are harder to track than leaks caused by intruders, as most of the time insiders behave like usual employees. We will consider 5 real cases of data leakage caused by insiders and what steps can be taken to prevent them in your organization.

Information security audit of a company

Information security of a company takes a significant place in modern business world. Non-compliance with information security rules leads to data leaks damaging the market reputation of the company. There are cases when companies are forced to leave the market due to data leaks, and this almost al-ways leads to the collapse of the business.

Keyloggers: what do we know about them?

It’s hard to imagine a modern company without a computer network. Usage of workstations increases employee productivity due to increased speed of information search, information exchange and the ability to communicate with remote colleagues. However, computers and access to the internet can become the reasons of distraction of employees from their duties.

Keylogger

Keylogger is a special kind of software that logs history of pressing keys and represents it the form of text that was input with the keyboard.

Work time tracking, employee monitoring and remote control

It’s hard to imagine a modern company without a computer network. Usage of workstations increases employee productivity due to increased speed of information search, information exchange and the ability to communicate with remote colleagues. However, computers and access to the internet can become the reasons of distraction of employees from their duties.

What can you learn during the trial period of StaffCop?

After finishing the trial period of StaffCop the majority of companies have to make crucial decisions concerning their business processes. We hear about data leakage quite often, although the majority of the directors are sure that it won’t happen to their companies.