Insider Risk: Don’t Ignore the Community Context

When looking to mitigate insider risks, security leaders have to remember the potential causes.

This article was originally featured in Security Magazine

Just a few months ago, many security professionals confessed concern about a potential economic downturn and how that would impact the security environment around them. Some were troubled about possible layoffs at their company, and others mentioned rising crime rates. All of them discussed how either could affect insider risk within their organization.

Yet, as this is being written, things are a bit sunnier — inflation and crime are down significantly.

Understanding the local context is crucial for managing insider risk. So, whether overseeing a single facility or a sprawling network, here are some broad indicators to help security leaders assess the situation in each area.

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