Here is a rather uncontested statement: In the world of cyber security there are many things that can go wrong.
Some breaches are intentional, other accidental. A case in which an employee unwittingly discloses confidential information, or is working from an infected machine may look similar to the actions of employee who has gone rogue by uploading or downloading inappropriate data.
Regardless of the cause of the behavior, determining if a behavior is normal or not normal is important to catching a variety of security breaches.
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