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Inside Out: How Exit Crime, Insider Threats Are Creating Challenges for Insurers

July 20, 2022

Insider threats are cyber attacks that come from within a company. They can happen when former or current employees, or even third party contractors that work with the company, make inadvertent errors, discover vulnerabilities, or intentionally steal data.

“It’s the concept of employees posing a threat to the corporation that they work for in the form of stealing intellectual property, or potentially even doing damage, eliminating information that’s important to the corporation, or sharing things like employee or customer data with the outside world or potentially a bad actor,” said Chris Lehman, CEO of cybersecurity company SafeGuard Cyber.

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