Leading threat action varieties within insider misuse worldwide 2013

This statistic presents information on the leading threat action varieties within insider misuse worldwide in 2013. It is found that 88 percent of the cases were found to be privilege abuse (misuse).

Leading threat action varieties within insider misuse worldwide in 2013

Share of threat actions
Privilege abuse [mis] 88%
Unapproved hardware [mis]18%
Bribery [soc]16%
Email misuse [mis]11%
Data mishandling [mis]11%
Use of stolen creds [hac]7%
Unapproved workaround [mis]5%
Theft [phy]4%
Unapproved software [mis]4%
Embezzlement [mis]4%
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Source

Release date

May 2014

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2013

Number of respondents

153 respondents

Supplementary notes

"mis" means misuse
"soc" means social
"phy" means physical
"hac" means hacking.

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