Root causes of insider threats during cyber breaches worldwide 2012-2017

This statistic presents the most common root causes of insider threats during cyber breaches worldwide from 2012 to 2017. According to McKinsey & Company, it was found that negligence or co-opting accounted for 44 percent of insider threats in cyber breaches.
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Root causes of insider threats during cyber breaches worldwide from 2012 to 2017
Percentage of insider threat root causes
Malicious38%
Neglience/co-opting44%
Other causes3%
Unknown15%
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