Is Your Biggest Security Threat Already Inside Your Organization? [Infographic]

While many businesses focus on outsider threats as their primary concern when it comes to cybersecurity, insider threats are just as likely — if not more likely — to compromise data and network safety.


While outsider security threats may seem more menacing, insider threats are actually dangerous because of their inconsistency. Insider security threats can come from anywhere, from a wrong hire to a content, well-meaning employee, making them difficult to spot and to stop.


Is your company protected against the enemy that’s already inside? To help answer this question, Varonis put together an infographic outlining the most common types of insider security threats, including their methods and motivations. Take a look at the full visual, below.


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Elita Torres

I have over 20 years experience as a leader, first as a General Manager for several Big Box retailers with over 100 employees, then as a district manager overseeing an average of 23 stores. Currently, I am a Sales Director overseeing 4 Districts. My passion for leadership and personal development has led me to share my journey in a Blog. Find out more on