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Who are you defending against?

  • Insider - 70-80% of all security violations are caused by "inside jobs." Whether due to malice, such as a disgruntled employee, or due to ignorance, such as taping passwords to the monitor or using guessable passwords, the user is the cause of the bulk of the security incidents in a corporate environment. One of the most common methods of exploiting this is called social engineering. An example of this is the cracker calling a secretary and saying "This is Joe from Network. We're having mail problems and I need your password so I can test it."