An insider threat is someone who can cause harm to an organisation from within. An insider threat might be an employee, vendor, executive or contractor who uses their inside knowledge to harm the organisation.
Introduction to Insider Threat
This guide introduces readers to the concept of an insider threat. It provides some of the red flags that might indicate someone is a threat as well as some proactive steps organisations can take to protect themselves.
Insider Threat Guide (PDF 551 KB)