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Symantec: Most federal agencies are addressing ‘insider’ threats

May 18, 2017 |
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A significant majority of federal IT agencies are more focused on combating inside cyber threats than a year ago, while the number of agencies reporting lost data to insider cyber incidents has slightly dropped, according to a Symantec report.

The “2017 Federal Insider Threat Report,” released Wednesday, finds that 85 percent of federal agencies say they are more focused on combating threats than one year ago, and that 86 percent of agencies currently have a cyber threat prevention program,...


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