Banks are far more susceptible to insider security threats than they were two years ago, a survey released 9/23/2013 has found. It’s not that banks are hiring crooks. The problem is that insiders — employees with privileged access to information, such as IT and security staff and C-level executives — have become prime targets for cybercriminals. Much fraud is being perpetrated in the name of insiders whose identity and access to networks and sensitive documents have been socially engineered.
Read more in this article at American Banker.
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