Insider threats continue to pose significant concerns in today's digital landscape. While malicious insiders have garnered attention due to harmful intent, negligent users often make unintentional mistakes, contributing to potential cybersecurity risks.
In the span of just a year, from 2019 to 2020, the aviation industry witnessed an alarming surge — a staggering 530% increase in cybersecurity incidents. Of these incidents, a glaring 61% took aim at airlines in the year 2020 alone. This isn’t just a statistic; it’s a resounding wake-up call that resonates with...
Human Factor Security expert Robin Lennon Bylenga advised that in building an internal threat management program, it is imperative to not send mixed messages to the broader workforce. It's wise to conduct an assessment of human risk - not just IT risk, she said.
Malicious insiders and compromised credentials are threats that often go undetected by traditional security tools. User and entity behavior analytics (UEBA) analyzes behavior in organizations’ environments to set a baseline for normal and detect anomalies that indicate real threats in need of investigating.
Do you know what the biggest threat is to your organization? The answer may surprise you. It’s your own employees, contractors, and other insiders. These trusted insiders have authorized access to sensitive information and can cause significant harm to your organization, whether they mean to or not. Insider threats...
Watch this 30-minute webinar to explore some of the headline-grabbing incidents that illustrate the rapidly increasing problem of data loss and insider threats. You’ll gain valuable insights into best practices for managing insider threats and risks to your organization.
Legacy DLP is broken due to excess complexity, extended time to value and misalignment with security and business goals, said Next's Chris Denbigh-White. Addressing insider threats in a meaningful way is one of the biggest data protection challenges for organizations, he said.
While financial fraud has been prevalent for years, businesses still struggle to find it among large pools of data. In this second installment on accounting fraud, a panel of experts discussed the challenges including a lack of resources, skills and tools to identify fraud.
A Cleveland-based healthcare system is notifying a not-yet-disclosed number of individuals about an incident involving unauthorized medical records access by an employee that continued for 15 years. The safety-net organization says the worker has been disciplined.
In this post of his blog "A CISO's View," security director Ian Keller discusses the importance of having mechanisms in place to report potential personal compromise or potential compromise of another person in your company and provides simple steps for making security everyone's responsibility.
An IT security analyst has confessed to trying to blackmail his employer by altering ransom notes sent from a hacker to a board member and changing the cryptocurrency payment address to one he controlled. After his employer detected the unusual activity, U.K. police traced it back to the worker.
Nickolas Sharp, a one-time employee of Ubiquity who pleaded guilty to insider hacking received Wednesday a six year prison sentence. He admitted guilt on Feb. 2 to three criminal counts including transmitting a program to a protected computer that intentionally caused damage.
The definition of insider threat seems to have evolved since the hybrid workforce became the norm. More organizations are now talking about the "compromised insider." Randall Trzeciak of Software Engineering Institute said that in the last three years, insider threats have changed to insider risks.
The arrest of a low-level U.S. military IT specialist, Jack Teixeira, on suspicion of leaking highly classified documents begs the question of why he had access to them in the first place. The national guard airman has been charged with inappropriately retaining and sharing intelligence.