The Navy and Marine Corps are conducting a broad review of security measures in the face of insider threats, following three violent incidents at Navy bases since Thanksgiving, including the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and the NAS Pensacola fatal shootings.
Law firms, their clients and all organizations face a volatile insider threat landscape, exacerbated by emerging technologies, interconnected and mobile devices, and new and evolving privacy regulations such as the GDPR and CCPA.
A majority of enterprises (86 percent) have proactively amplified security initiatives over the last year to combat the increase in cybersecurity attacks. What security threats will they face in the next 12 months?
What is an insider threat? Security professionals know that insider threats, by their nature, are a broad-based threat and, more than ever before, can be extremely difficult to defend against. In this article, we will briefly discuss the possible risks, as well as some options for building up your defenses.
BetterCloud released its first insider threats report: “State of Insider Threats in the Digital Workplace 2019.” The report found that 91 percent of IT and security professionals surveyed feel vulnerable to insider threats, and 75 percent believe the biggest risks lie in cloud applications like popular file storage and email solutions such as Google Drive, Gmail, Dropbox and more.
Data security isn’t just a software issue. It’s far more physical than you think. While the discussions around cybersecurity awareness are primarily centered around workforce awareness, firewalls, passwords and mysterious black boxes, it’s important to note that a staggering amount of security breaches don’t involve logins, passwords or code at all. They involve people, hardware and a deafening lack of preparedness. In the age of all things cyber, are we dropping the ball when it comes to the physical threat?
The National Insider Threat Task Force (NITTF), operating under the joint leadership of the Attorney General and the Director of National Intelligence, announced the release of the “Insider Threat Program Maturity Framework.”
This month, Security magazine highlights the importance of establishing the right metrics for your security program. Also, we highlight Eric Clay, Director of Public Safety for CoxHealth, and discuss how to build a successful K-9 Program and rethink "red flags" to prevent insider threat attacks. Industry leaders discuss this year's Presidential Election security and 2020 predictions for the security industry.