8 Ways To Spot An Insider Threat
InformationWeek, September 6th, 2019
September 6, 2019,
Volume 258, Issue 1

The good news is most insider threats derive from negligence, not malicious intent. The bad news is the frequency of negligence is already ahead of where it was in 2018

"When the challenge of battling inside threats arises, it's tempting to dismiss the process as little more than identifying the rogue employee(s), along with reviewing and refining permissions, controls, and authorizations to prevent recurrence. Depending on the industry, some public apologies may need to be made and some regulatory fines may need to be paid.

The good news and the bad news with insider threats? The good news is most insider threats derive from negligence, not malicious intent, as Katie Burnell, global insider threat specialist at security vendor Dtex Systems, explained in a November Dark Reading webinar about the insider threat. The bad news, she said, is the frequency of negligence is already ahead of where it was in 2018..."

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