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Daily Insider Threat News – November 16, 2017


The Many Faces Of Insider Threats


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Cyber-security challenge winners overcome insider threat

SC Magazine UK

Candidates took on the role of security consultants, brought in to investigate a suspected insider threat and soon discover that a newly appointed COO …

Insider Threats: Red Flags and Best Practices

Dark Reading

The insider threat is growing, with more than half (53%) of organizations confirming insider attacks in the past 12 months and 27% stating they have …

Most Cyber Attacks are Inside Jobs

PR Web (press release)

One way that cyber criminals are now collecting sensitive data is by recruiting employees and turning them into malicious insider threats. A 2016 …

Disgruntled employees more of a risk to firms than cyber attacks

Evening Times

A study of 1600 cases of insider threat, carried out by Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, which was represented at the conference, shows …

Five minutes with Safdar Akhtar, Honeywell

Construction Week Online

Open USB ports are spread throughout the plant, leaving industrial processes also vulnerable to insider threats and unauthorized third-party …

Cyber security predictions for 2018

Information Age

Whether it comes from social engineering or from an insider threat, the human attack surface will continue to reach new heights. There are currently …

Preparing defence networks for cyberwarfare

Government Computing Network

This may sound paranoid, but many breaches are a result of insider threats, whether it’s something as innocent as an end-user plugging in a USB, …

Preempt Survey Reveals Poor Security Habits by Employees Posing Major Workplace Risks

PR Newswire (press release)

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Preempt, a leader in adaptive threat prevention that helps enterprises eliminate insider threats and …

Glasgow Caledonian University hosts major seminar on ‘Insider Threat‘ in the workplace

Glasgow Chamber of Commerce

Glasgow Caledonian University hosts major seminar on ‘Insider Threat‘ in the … Insider Threats can range from accidental disclosure of confidential …



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