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Forrester Research: Insider Risk Management is Critical to Protecting Valuable Company Data

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A shift driven by Zero Trust

Many organizations today are engaging in a Zero Trust security framework, but they ignore the value of data that employees can access and the corresponding Insider Risk. The pandemic magnified challenges that companies face with Insider Risk Management as employees now access data via new networks and devices, often from their homes.

This Forrester research report explores how companies are currently treating Insider Risk Management and their changes in strategy for the future.


This research found that:

  • Insider Risk Management is of greater concern for 74% of companies now than before the pandemic
  • The shift to pursue a more holistic Insider Risk Management strategy is often a part of a proactive (rather than reactive) Zero Trust strategy
  • Business leaders agree that a dedicated Insider Risk program would improve their security posture