Top Insider Threat Risks

Larry Ponemon, Ponemon Group; Christine Meyers, Attachmate Luminet
Top Insider Threat Risks

On average, it takes 87 days to first recognize that insider fraud has occurred and more than three months (105 days) to get at the root cause of the fraud.

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This is just one of the new findings of a 2013 Insider Threat study conducted by Ponemon Group and Attachmate Luminet. In an interview about the survey findings, Larry Ponemon and Attachmate Luminet's Christine Meyers discuss:

  • Top headlines from the latest study;
  • Impact of BYOD on insider crimes;
  • Technology solutions to mitigate risks.

Ponemon is the Chairman and Founder of the Ponemon Institute, a research "think tank" dedicated to advancing privacy, data protection and information security practices. Dr. Ponemon is considered a pioneer in privacy auditing and the Responsible Information Management or RIM framework. Dr. Ponemon was named by Security Magazine as "Most Influential People for Security."

Meyers is the Product Marketing Manager at Attachmate, and overseer of the Luminet product. She has been writing on emerging technologies, security, risk and compliance for over a decade on issues related to enterprise fraud, investigation, and behavioral analytics.

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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