“Flight risk” employees tend to be:
They may cause damage, steal data by sending files to a personal email account, sell proprietary software, or create a security failure by uploading confidential information to a third-party service without permission.
Many of these incidents can happen due to a handful of reasons:
These behaviors put the organization at a higher risk than others.
One suggested solution is to implement algorithms to detect unusual activity of employees and measuring data volume and transfers to see if any information is traveling where it shouldn't be.