As this study from Metalogix and Ponemon Institute reveals, most organizations are not taking sufficient steps to protect content from accidental exposure or a data breach.
It doesn’t always feel like SharePoint admins and security teams are working toward the same objectives. Folks managing SharePoint are responsible for building a collaborative environment that improves productivity. The security team is charged with lowering risk and preventing breaches.
Security and Information Governance for SharePoint
For many employees, the pressure to get their job done outweighs any risks they recognize with accessing or sharing sensitive data.
That may be why, according to Risky Business: How Company Insiders Put High Value Information at Risk, a recent survey by the Ponemon Institute, employees are responsible for more data leaks than lost or stolen devices, system glitches, external attackers or malicious insiders.