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Focus on Insider Threats

In the Wake of Mass Layoffs, Insider Threats Multiply

The numbers have been staggering—18,000 roles at Amazon, 10,000 people from Microsoft, 26,000 people from Meta, 6,650 people from Dell, more than 70 percent of the headcount at Twitter. The past six months have brought massive layoffs across the technology sector worldwide, particularly hitting companies in Silicon Valley and other tech hubs in the United States. But when such seismic personnel shifts occur, they inevitably spur ill will, bad publicity, and significant stress both among people who were laid off and the staff that remains.