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Firms Fail to Combat the Insider Security Threat

The threat of accidental or malicious employees compromising information security has been around ever since there were computer systems. But you would have thought by now that CISOs would have got a handle on it. 448 more words

Beware the unwitting insider threat

By Jack Moore, NextGov.com — January 29, 2015

Rank-and-file federal employees and contractors unwilling to “embrace ‘The Suck’ of security” may be the biggest threat posed to securing federal agency networks. 628 more words

Did North Korea Really Hack Sony?

Not for the first time, official law enforcement is at odds with certain sections of the information security industry on the attribution of a particularly high profile cyber attack. 663 more words

Unsettling Truths, Unanswered Questions in Morgan Stanley Breach - American Banker Article

Unsettling Truths, Unanswered Questions in Morgan Stanley Breach – American Banker Article.

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I’ve mentioned previously that for the past several months we have seen heightened attention by regulators across the globe directed at insider threat management. 29 more words

Financial Services

Physical security matters!

The headlines are constantly filling our minds with thoughts of the Sony hack and has new details emerge the picture doesn’t get any better.  From nation state sponsored hacking to a possible insider participating in the attack it is a dire view of most companies security posture.  625 more words

4 Types of Insiders that Threatens Every Business

Think that hackers and cyber attacks are the most common threats to your data? Think again.

According to a 2012 research report conducted by Ponemon Institute, up to 75% of traceable data breaches faced by organizations are caused by insiders, while cyber attacks only caused 7% of data breaches. 864 more words

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