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Distributor caught selling Apple customers' data

Apple’s been hit by a weak link in its own supply chain: employees of a distributor have been detained under suspicion of selling iPhone users’ personal data on underground forums. 746 more words


The Threat From Insiders Is Real and Growing.

“Amateurs attack machines; professionals target people.” – Bruce Schneier

When we think of cybersecurity attacks, we conjure up images of all the bad actors trying to break into our systems and stealing our data.  1,015 more words


Former spy chief comments on 'broken' clearance system, 'too much Big Brother'

James Clapper, the former Director of National Intelligence who resigned at the end of President Obama’s administration — and who once controversially denied that the U.S. 431 more words

Counterintelligence Chief: Contractors 'Kicking Butt' in Combating Insider Threats

Though some of the most damaging exposures of classified material have come from companies working for the federal government in recent years, the intelligence community’s 100,000 contractors overall “are kicking butt” in helping agencies head off insider threats, the nation’s top counterintelligence chief said on Monday. 48 more words


Automation suggested as 'insider threat' solution

In the wake of high-profile leaks of government secrets in recent years such as those by Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning, and most recently the… 648 more words