Managing risk is getting harder every day. Bad actors have adopted their own internal enterprise organizational structure complete with HR, recruiting, training, finance, operations, and development teams. They use the same sales tools that the IT community knows and loves. They outsource, they broker their software, and they partner in their go-to-market strategies. Their market opportunity is extraordinary, and they have organized into a professional ecosystem that allows them to attack with impunity.

The vast majority (93%) of intentional breaches in 2021 were financially motivated with only 6% of reported incidents attributed to espionagei . However, meaningful breaches are not limited to threats external to the organization. Healthcare specifically has the highest rate of breaches where internal employees were the root cause of 39% of breaches, both intentional and unintentionalii .

All organizations are targets

regardless of size, vertical, or profitability

All organizations face some type of attack or breach from a wide variety of threat actors ranging from professional criminal syndicates that leverage the media and leaks to publicly attack their victims’ reputations to increase their likelihood of ransom payout to state-sponsored espionage groups that are incredibly difficult to detect.

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