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Market Trends: Secure Employee Behavior Consulting Initiatives Create New Consulting Opportunities

Published: 12 June 2015

ID: G00271918

Analyst(s): Jacqueline Heng


Monitoring employee behavior to understand attitudes toward securing and protecting an enterprise's confidential information is just starting to be explored with C-suites. Strategic planners should build capabilities to enable data protection and information confidentiality in the digital age.

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Market Trend

  • The Market Is Still Learning to Comprehend Employee Behaviors Toward Protecting a Company's Information Assets in the Digital Age
    • Mapping Strategic Risks From Vulnerabilities Derived From Security Threats to Protect Confidential Data
    • Secure Employee Behavior Consulting

Contrarian View

  • Using Mined Employee Data Can Lead to Backlash From Employees Regarding Their Individual Personal Privacy Rights

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