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It’s time to wake up to the insider threat

May 8, 2014. The Bank of England recently announced plans to hire ethical hackers to carry out penetration tests on major banks and financial institutions. This is a positive step in the right direction to expose security vulnerabilities. 363 more words

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It’s time to wake up to the insider threat

May 8, 2014. The Bank of England recently announced plans to hire ethical hackers to carry out penetration tests on major banks and financial institutions. This is a positive step in the right direction to expose security vulnerabilities. 363 more words

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When it comes to security at nuclear facilities, danger likely lurks from within, Stanford scholar says

Apr 24, 2014. Insider threats are the most serious challenge confronting nuclear facilities in today’s world, a Stanford political scientist says.

In every case of theft of nuclear materials where the circumstances of the theft are known, the perpetrators were either insiders or had help from insiders, according to Scott Sagan and his co-author, Matthew Bunn of Harvard University, in a research paper published this month by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 710 more words

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When it comes to security at nuclear facilities, danger likely lurks from within, Stanford scholar says

Apr 24, 2014. Insider threats are the most serious challenge confronting nuclear facilities in today’s world, a Stanford political scientist says.

In every case of theft of nuclear materials where the circumstances of the theft are known, the perpetrators were either insiders or had help from insiders, according to Scott Sagan and his co-author, Matthew Bunn of Harvard University, in a research paper published this month by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 710 more words

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Cybersecurity threats include employees

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2014 — The usual focus of cybersecurity efforts on external threats to an organization and its mission overlooks the central, powerful danger – the inside threat. 677 more words

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Cybersecurity threats include employees

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2014 — The usual focus of cybersecurity efforts on external threats to an organization and its mission overlooks the central, powerful danger – the inside threat. 677 more words

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