Insider Threats

Employees Deliberately Ignore IT Security Rules

Most IT Pros Don’t Report Their Colleagues When They Catch Them Misbehaving

According to data we’ve sifted from our survey of attendees at RSA Conference 2013, 45% of IT workers have snitched on co-workers they’ve caught breaking corporate IT rules or accessing sensitive company information they’re not authorized to see. Of course this means that most of the survey respondents – 55% – admit they’ve turned a blind eye to colleagues they’ve caught in these same acts.