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Failure to publish a report stokes a bank-heist scandal | The Economist

Since the heist became public knowledge through media reports in the Philippines, nearly a month after it happened, two theories have been suggested to explain how the thieves managed to send the New York Fed 35 properly authenticated SWIFT transfer orders. 282 more words

Financial Services

FBI Chief Security Guru Talks Fighting Insider Threats

Making sure outside attackers don’t hack the Federal Bureau of Investigation is obviously one of the law enforcement agency’s top priorities. But equally important is ensuring that disgruntled employees or spies don’t sneak off with sensitive data. 403 more words

Tech

Big IT Opportunities at Small Defense Agency

The Defense Security Service (DSS) is a small agency with a big job—the Quantico-based Department of Defense organization provides the military services, defense agencies, 30 federal agencies, and 13,500 cleared contract facilities with… 329 more words

Market Intelligence

One of America’s Spy Agencies Will Test Sentiment Analysis to Help Sniff Out Insider Threats

A spy agency plans to identify people within the organization likely to abuse their access privileges by analyzing pieces of text. The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is investing in “sentiment analysis” technology, which generally works by parsing text and categorizing its author’s sentiment as positive, negative or neutral. More…

Surveillance

Hillary an 'insider threat' says US Army

Leaked Army operational security brief shows Hillary Clinton as an example of potential insider threat

8/22/16 – (TruNews)  Admins of the Facebook page “U.S. Army W.T.F!

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U.S.

Vengeful retrenched BlueScope employee allegedly took top trade secrets with her

January 9, 2016.

Former BlueScope employee has been accused this week of downloading a trove of company documents – about 40 gigabytes – over a four-year period, including the codes she allegedly downloaded just before her redundancy meeting. 56 more words

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