Target: Internal ThreatsBy Dennis Fisher | Posted 2004-01-19 Email Print
Check Point, Ingrian products prevent data misuse and abuse.While most security vendors continue to develop products that harden the network perimeter, two companies are introducing solutions designed to protect the vulnerabilities inside enterprise networks.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. and Ingrian Networks Inc. are each taking steps to solve the problem of internal threatsdata misuse and abuse from employees, partners, customers and other users with network authorization.
At a time when external hacks tend to garner attention, internal data threats are on the rise. According to the latest CSI/FBI Computer Crime and Security Survey, 80 percent of respondents last year reported security incidents involving insider abuse. For the same survey in 2002, 64 percent of respondents reported internal incidents.