For years, researchers have studied malicious insider threats. But how can organizations protect themselves from insiders who make a mistake or are taken advantage of in a way that puts the organization at risk?
The average insider scheme lasts 32 months before it's detected, says threat researcher Jason Clark, who suggests using a combination of the right technologies and the right processes is the key to improving detection.
Randy Trzeciak and his CERT Insider Threat Center colleagues are working to broaden the definition of the insider threat to incorporate not just the risk to information and IT but to facilities and people, too.
Maintaining accurate logs of systems' activities is crucial in helping catch insiders who threaten an organization's digital assets, says George Silowash, co-author of the Common Sense Guide to Mitigating Insider Threats.
Two new insider fraud cases showcase the challenges organizations face to detect and prevent crimes by trusted employees. "You need IT controls, but you need more than IT," says researcher Randy Trzeciak.
If your employees are spending personal time online during work hours at a typical rate, you could actually be paying the equivalent of six employees' salaries a year for nothing. And that's just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to how employees can take their own companies down financially. Fraud, harassment and...
IT sabotage. Intellectual property theft. Employee fraud. These are the three most common insider threats to organizations. But what are the successful solutions for detecting and preventing these crimes? Register for this session to hear first-hand from leading researchers and authors Dawn Cappelli and Randy...
Insider fraud schemes at three banks in Minnesota, Texas and California illustrate just how difficult it is for institutions to thwart inside jobs. So what steps should banks take to mitigate their risk?
Many organizations realize they are at risk of insider attacks. But do they have evidence and capabilities to respond to these risks? That's the real challenge, says researcher Larry Ponemon.
"The Risk of Insider Fraud" is the name of new research conducted by Ponemon and Attachmate Luminet, and it sheds new light...