Preventing Insider Crimes

Tim Ryan, Managing Director, Kroll Advisory Solutions
Preventing Insider Crimes

The big, external breaches get the headlines, but the insider crimes are doing significant financial damage, says Tim Ryan of Kroll Advisory Solutions. How can organizations address the insider threat?

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To start, security leaders need to understand which are the most potent insider threats - and why many of today's common detection solutions are ineffective.

In a video interview on insider threats, Ryan discusses:

  • Today's top threats;
  • Lessons learned from recent incidents;
  • How organizations can best mitigate threats.

Ryan is a Managing Director with Kroll Advisory Solutions' Cyber Investigations practice based in New York. He joined Kroll after a distinguished career as a Supervisory Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), where he supervised the largest Cyber Squad in the United States. An expert in responding to all forms of computer crime, attacks and abuse, he has led complex cyber investigations involving corporate espionage, advanced computer intrusions, denial of service, insider attacks, malware outbreaks, Internet fraud and theft of trade secrets.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Vice President - Editorial, ISMG

Field is an award-winning journalist with over 30 years experience in newspapers, magazines, books, events and electronic media. A veteran community journalist with extensive business/technology and international reporting experience, Field joined ISMG in 2007 and currently oversees the editorial operations for all of ISMG's global media properties. An accomplished public speaker, Field has developed and moderated scores of podcasts, webcasts, roundtables and conferences, and he has appeared at RSA Conference and on various C-SPAN, The History Channel and Travel Channel television programs.

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