Governance & Risk Management , Insider Threat , Video

A 'Noisy' Approach to Insider Threat Monitoring

David Pollino of Bank of the West on How to Discourage Rogue Behavior

Park a police car beside a road, and traffic slows down. David Pollino of Bank of the West takes a similar approach to mitigating the insider threat at his institution. What is the bank's "noisy" program, and how does it discourage rogue behavior? Pollino explains.

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In a video interview recorded at ISMG's San Francisco Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit, Pollino discusses:

  • The value of a "noisy" insider threat program;
  • How to use existing security controls to find anomalous behavior;
  • Why other institutions are taking a page from the Bank of the West approach.

Pollino is responsible for fraud prevention oversight and education at the bank. Pollino was recently named a top 10 influencer by BankInfoSecurity. Prior to joining Bank of the West, Pollino served in senior fraud prevention positions for Wells Fargo, Washington Mutual and Charles Schwab. During his career, Pollino alos has worked as an information security consultant at @stake and UUNET advising Fortune 100 companies on information security issues. Pollino is the author of RSA Press: Wireless security, The Hacker's Challenge Books 1, 2 and 3, and Hacking Exposed: Wireless. Pollino currently contributes to the Bank of the West blog.

About the Author

Howard Anderson

Howard Anderson

Former News Editor, ISMG

Anderson was news editor of Information Security Media Group and founding editor of HealthcareInfoSecurity and DataBreachToday. He has more than 40 years of journalism experience, with a focus on healthcare information technology issues. Before launching HealthcareInfoSecurity, he served as founding editor of Health Data Management magazine, where he worked for 17 years, and he served in leadership roles at several other healthcare magazines and newspapers.

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