What is an Insider Threat?
Over the last two decades, the IT security industry has become adept at creating solutions for preventing external attacks, however little focus has been paid to those on the inside. Often insider based threats have more privilege, know your infrastructure and weaknesses better and are ultimately harder to detect. Crucially anyone can become an insider based threat with enough pressure. More recently new insider vectors are becoming apparent, with areas such as the internet of things is set to increase focus on this subject in the coming years.