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


Editor’s Note: This post is by Paul Slezak, Cofounder and CEO of RecruitLoop – the World’s largest marketplace of expert Recruiters and Sourcers available on-demand.

Hiring the wrong person can have serious security implications.

When we think of cybersecurity threats, we’re often reminded of external threats that often make the news: attacks involving international espionage, government-sponsored hacks, or hacktivists motivated to expose wrongdoing.

In reality, your biggest cybersecurity threat could actually be one of your employees … perhaps even the person in the cubicle right next to you. In fact, research suggests that insider threats account for anywhere from 60 to 75 percent of company data breaches.

So, what do insider threats look like?

To learn more about their methods and motivations, take a look at the infographic put together by our friends at Varonis.

insider threats infographic

Paul Slezak

Cofounder and CEO at RecruitLoop. I've been a hands on recruiter, manager, trainer, coach, mentor, and regular speaker for the recruitment industry for nearly 25 years. Follow me @paul_slezak.


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