Why might internal security threats cause greater damage to an organization than external security threats?
- Internal users have better hacking skills
- Internal users have direct access to the infrastructure devices
- Internal users can access the organizational data without authentication
- Internal users can access the infrastructure devices through the Internet
Explanation: Internal threats have the potential to cause greater damage than external threats because internal users have direct access to the building and its infrastructure devices. Internal users may not have better hacking skills than external attackers. Both internal users and external users can access the network devices through the Internet. A well designed security implementation should require authentication before corporate data is accessed, regardless of whether the access request is from within the corporate campus or from the outside network.
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