Accidental Over-Sharing Is Most Common Reason for a Security Incident
Accidental risks can be identified as sharing data to the public, to an organization, to anyone with a link or with terminated employees due to hierarchical folder permissions.

The Symantec BCECTL report addresses key trends and challenges faced by enterprises securing data stored and shared via cloud apps and services.

The report shows that 23% of all files stored in the cloud are broadly shared, and, of those broadly shared documents, 12% contain compliance-related data or confidential data such as source code and legal information.

According to the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report 2016, miscellaneous errors and insider/privilege misuse were the No. 1 and No. 2 most common reasons, respectively, for a security incident in 2015.

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