Current crisis impacting the potential for insider threat

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In his recent testimony to a House subcommittee on Financial Services, Financial Institutions, and Consumer Credit, CERT Chief Scientist Greg Shannon said that continued stress of the current economy on the workplace is impacting and exacerbating the potential for insider threat. Not surprisingly, the economic downturn is spawning a rise in cyber breaches at financial services firms, but increasingly the culprits are the banks’ own employees, academic experts told Congress.”Organizations are working hard to build walls around their network infrastructure to keep people out but are having a difficult time defending against potential menaces that are already on the inside of the fence,” Shannon testified. Read more on: Cyber breaches at financial firms increasingly are inside jobs.

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Editor Intelink says:(2012-10-02 10:49:19)

“Een kwaliteitsslag voor school, student en stagebedrijf” Het herkennen en correct behandelen van bedrijfsvertrouwelijke informatie. Het programma speelt tevens doeltreffend in op de sterk toenemende behoefte aan Social Media Integriteit van stag...

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Danny Lieberman says:(2011-05-09 13:35:04)

As one of the pioneers in DLP - data loss prevention and an active thought leader in the field since 2003 - it is typical for people who discover that the emperor is naked to take knee jerk reactions. IT and HR procedures are part of a set of data...

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Rachel McShelley says:(2011-03-31 10:01:15)

Blijft helaas onduidelijk waarom BitDefender dit opvallend en vooral ook een beveiligingsrisico vindt.

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