March 14, 2019
The Impact of the Insider Threat premium
Insider Threat: it’s one of the biggest and most persistent issues in cybersecurity. High-profile cases – Manning, Snowden, and others – have kept the issue in the public eye; government security personnel are rightfully concerned. In addition to the willfully malicious, though, many insiders lack ill intent, but pose a threat just the same. Perhaps […]
December 5, 2017
The Inside Job: Agencies Struggle to Prevent Cyberattacks from Within premium
Defending against insider threats is a top priority for the U.S. government. When surveyed by MeriTalk, 85% of federal cybersecurity professionals say their agency is more focused on combating insider threats in 2017 than they were just a year ago. An insider threat is manifested as an incident when a person with authorized access to […]
June 13, 2017
Rise of the Machines – on Both Sides of the Cybersecurity War premium
The theme of the recent ICIT Forum was “Rise of the Machines”, a call to recognize the vulnerability of an infrastructure increasingly under control of computers.  The steady increase in connected systems mandates a broad range of strategies – managing supply-chain risk, analysis of huge amounts of data through machine learning, dealing with the insider-threat […]