Multiple factors often cause data breaches. Some of these factors are human error. Cybercriminals use new technologies and techniques to steal sensitive information. Insiders can also exploit security weaknesses. But what exactly happens when a security breach occurs? How does an attacker get data? This article will examine some of the most common causes of data breaches. Also, learn how data breaches happen and how to protect your company’s systems. There are three basic steps to prevent a data breach.
Insiders Can Exploit Data Breaches
One of the most common ways insiders can exploit a data breach is by using stolen information—many high-profile incidents involving insiders stealing data, including a CIA hack and a violation at Boeing. But insiders are not the only threat. Even insiders who are disloyal to a company can use stolen information. For example, a commercial director may take all the company’s clients with him and … Read more