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Innocent employees, partners, and developers whose credentials or devices have been compromised by external bad actors.
Opportunistic technical insiders, often under personal or financial stress, who steal or
destroy data through manipulation of
systems and controls – and then cover their tracks.
IT resources and developers who have inadvertently exposed networks and sensitive data through misconfiguration or other errors.
Many networks have already been compromised and have bad actors who are present, monitoring, and waiting for the right opportunity for theft or destruction.
Resources who – through no fault of their own – are exposed to highly-regulated private personal or financial data during their daily activities.