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Forrester Paper: Predictions 2021: Cybersecurity

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In their annual look at trends in cybersecurity, Forrester’s analysts discuss how pandemic-related uncertainty, remote work conditions and employee experience (EX) collide to create the ideal conditions for insider incidents. They predict that one-third of security breaches will be caused by insider threats in the coming year. Read more about how to adapt to this changing reality.


A few data points from the report:

  • 33% of your breaches in 2021 are going to be insider threat-related
  • The increase in remote work naturally leads to increased insider risk
  • Insider threat incidents are expected to grow 8% in 2021