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insider threat

The potential risk that employees and officers of a company can cause more harm to the IT infrastructure or to the company in general than external threats such as viruses and cracker attacks. Also known as an "authorized user threat," disgruntled employees have easy access to confidential data, especially if their feelings are not made public.

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