Gurucul surveyed nearly 500 IT security pros at BlackHat USA 2019 about their workplace behavior habits. More than half of respondents were from organizations with at least 2,500 employees, across all major vertical markets.

Respondents revealed the amount of time they spent online for non-work related activities, the likelihood of taking company data when leaving their jobs, and the third party vendors they think pose the highest risk. 

Here are our key findings:

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"Workplace monitoring is often viewed as a spying tactic used by paranoid or nosy employers to keep an eye on staff behavior. But it depends on the type of monitoring being utilized. Most employees recognize the importance of user behavior monitoring for preventing data breaches."

- Saryu Nayyar, CEO, Gurucul


Gurucul is changing the way enterprises protect themselves against insider threats, fraud, account compromise and data exfiltration in both on-premises and cloud environments. The company’s Behavior Based Security Analytics and Intelligence platform uses machine learning and predictive anomaly detection algorithms to reduce the attack surface for accounts, and to eliminate unnecessary access rights and privileges. Identify, predict and prevent insider threats with Gurucul Risk Analytics.



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