FREMONT, Calif. – September 16, 2021 – Attivo Networks®, the experts in preventing identity privilege escalation and detecting lateral movement attacks, announced its ADAssessor solution has been added to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Approved Products List (APL). This announcement comes after Attivo’s inclusion on the Department of Defense …
The cause of the incidents large fell on human error and employee misuse.
Nearly three out of four government agencies experienced a security issue last year and 100% cite employees as their largest security threat, according to the 2017 IT Risks In Government survey released this week.
Given their concern with employee-related threats, 57% of government agencies say they focus on endpoint security.
The survey also found only 14% of government agencies believe they are well-prepared to defend against IT risks. The areas where survey respondents are willing to invest in include intellectual property protection, 43%; data breaches, 29%; and fraud, 14%.