The danger within:
A guide to insider threats

Can you pick the insider threat?

It’s an uncomfortable reality,
but leaders can’t ignore it.

A growing amount of fraud incidents stem from malicious insiders. Rather than micromanaging or distrusting their own people, finance leaders should look to mitigate risks of insider fraud and error through zero-trust procedures and tech solutions.


of incidents stem from negligent insiders, costing an average of $484,931 per incident

47% Increase

Insider threats over the past 2 years

Over the last two years, there has been a significant surge in the occurrence of insider threats. This rise highlights the growing challenge organisations face in safeguarding their data and systems against threats originating from within.

$24 Million

Lost to insider threats

When companies had an insider threat, they were much more costly than external incidents. This was largely because the insider that is smart has the skills to hide the crime, for months, for years, sometimes forever.

Dr. Larry Ponemon,
— Chairman, Ponemon Institute

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Eftsure guide
to insider threats

Don't distrust your people, use our guide to ensure you have the right process and technology in place to protect you from insider threats.