Adversaries Are Eyeing Your IT Staff. Why Aren't You?
Sep 3, 2019 | 09:00 GMT
- Information technology (IT) personnel often have access to communications, applications and data storage that contains a company's most valuable proprietary information and trade secrets.
- As a result, espionage actors often consider disgruntled and underpaid IT employees as prime targets for human intelligence recruitment.
- To mitigate this risk, companies should take measures to ensure their IT staffers are happy, well-respected and fairly compensated for their work.
- Because of their access to highly coveted data, they should also be subjected to the same security protocols as the rest of the staff.