Analyzing Careless Users, An Often Overlooked Threat

Many have written about how to mitigate the risks posed by malicious insiders. But what about the vulnerabilities associated with Careless Users? What actions can healthcare organizations take to better prevent a breach caused by internal negligence?

The Clearwater CyberIntelligence® Institute analyzed the Critical and High risks found in Clearwater’s IRM|Analysis™ database, specifically focusing on the Careless User threat source. The results of these analyses are summarized based on Clearwater’s comprehensive method of evaluating administrative, technical and physical vulnerabilities and presented in this edition of the Clearwater CyberIntelligence Institute Insight Bulletin to help healthcare organizations understand the vulnerabilities and weaknesses caused by Careless Users and the security measures that should be taken to defend against them.   ​