Inside attack News
December 17, 2015
Strong encryption and encryption backdoors have become hot topics in the world of lawmakers and politicians, but security experts said those people don't understand the problem.
July 09, 2015
Researchers at Elastica recently discovered an Indian government agency had its employees' email addresses and passwords exposed through Google Drive.
June 03, 2015
In its 2015 Security Report, Check Point Software has found adversaries are exploiting the ease of creating unknown malware to boost the chance of a successful attack, and sandboxing adoption may be the best way to mitigate risk.
April 28, 2015
A panel discussion at RSA Conference 2015 outlined strategic methods enterprises can use to build and advocate for an insider threat program.
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Malicious employees are usually the focus of insider threat protection efforts, but accidents and negligence are often overlooked data security threats. Continue Reading
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Most insider attacks to enterprises are accidental, not intentional. SANS Faculty Senior Fellow Eric Cole, Ph.D., explains why security awareness training isn't enough to stop these threats. Continue Reading
The Target and Home Depot data breaches highlight the need content asset protection from external threats. But what about threats from an 'inside job'? Continue Reading
Differentiating between insider and non-insider malware threats can be challenging. Expert Nick Lewis offers pointers for distinguishing malware coders from internal threats. Continue Reading