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Creating a safer business environment needn't be a complicated process. 96% of Microsoft OS vulnerabilities can be mitigated by removing admin rights alone. In this infographic we take a closer look at the hidden threat of administrator privileges and how combining privilege management, application control and sandboxing as part of a defense in depth approach is crucial to overcoming unknown threats.

Top 5 key statistics:

  • 88% of insider attacks are caused by privilege abuse
  • Over 30% of companies have no policy in place for managing admin access
  • 72% of temporary workers admit to being given admin privileges on employers IT systems
  • Only half of temporary workers were informed of any restrictions during their induction period
  • 89% of CIOs say digital is bringing new types and levels of risk