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Top Three Reasons to Give Insiders a Unified Identity

Insider threats can be particularly insidious and dangerous, whether caused by malice or employee negligence

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Although much publicity around computer security points to hackers and other outside attacks, insider threats can be particularly insidious and dangerous, whether caused by malice or employee negligence. In its list of the eight most significant cybersecurity threats for 2013, Forbes cited internal threats as No. 3, noting that internal attacks can be "the most devastating" due to the amount of damage privileged users can inflict and the type of data they can access.

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