Tackling the insider threat: Where to start?

Many organizations still believe the definition of an insider threat is limited to a rogue employee purposefully leaking embarrassing information, or nuking a couple of systems when he or she quits and walks out the door with internal or customer data to take to a new job. But not all insider threats have to be […]

Insider Threat Programs: A Beginner’s Guide

What your company spent years to develop can be lost in an instant at the hands of one bad intentioned employee. The statistics on employee theft of intellectual property (IP) paint a dark portrait of what employees do when disgruntled, moving on, or stockpiling for a rainy day. William Evanina, the U.S. government’s National Counterintelligence […]

IT sabotage: Identifying and preventing insider threats

Preventing IT sabotage from insider threats can be a challenge. Peter Sullivan explains how enterprises should monitor for characteristics of insider threat behavior. Read the full article here. Cognitio’s Take: There must be more attention given to the motivation of employees’ predisposition for insider threat activities such as IT sabotage, among others. There is no specific […]