insider threat

insider threat

The potential risk that employees and officers of a company can cause more harm to the IT infrastructure or to the company in general than external threats such as viruses and cracker attacks. Also known as an "authorized user threat," disgruntled employees have easy access to confidential data, especially if their feelings are not made public.
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The prevalence of insider threat still remains largely unaddressed with today's solutions," says AlertEnterprise CEO, Jasvir Gill.
WikiLeaks is a wakeup call that the insider threat is real, getting worse, and will eventually impact any company with sensitive information if left unchecked.
Partnership Provides Advanced Insider Threat Recording and Monitoring Solution
And the insider threat is growing, particularly in this economy as the number of disgruntled and terminated employees increases.
They are using the same techniques and methods that are associated with the insider threat.
Recently, malicious insider threat is getting increasingly diversified everyday [1][2][3].
The recent and massive database breach at Equifax serves to highlight the insider threat that database systems face today.
Michael Crouse, Senior Director Business Solutions, Advanced Data & Insider Threat Security Business, Forcepoint
classified information to implement an insider threat program that will gather, integrate and report relevant information related to potential or actual insider threats among cleared employees by Nov.
SureView Insider Threat lets security professionals see early warning signs of abnormal behaviors, capture a video record of desktop activity and intervene before sensitive data gets breached or stolen.
Lockheed Martin today announced a commercial cyber partnership with Intersets insider threat detection solution at the 2016 Gartner Risk and Security Summit conference in National Harbor, Md.
When looking at the current use of FDA tools to investigate incidents or manage risk, the survey found that internal fraud risk ranks highest for the application of FDA at 77 percent and cyber breach or insider threat risk ranks second at 70 percent.