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An Insider Threat Program to help tackle Internal Security Breaches

An Insider Threat Program to help tackle Internal Security Breaches

According to new research from IS Decisions, 2015 is set to see a huge rise in the number of IT Professionals taking action to address insider threat in their organization. Another day, another massive security breach of millions of consumer or company records. As the stories behind many of these breaches unravel, frequently the source appears … Continued

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Insider Threat Program. From Paranoia to Protection

Insider Threat Program. From Paranoia to Protection

Last week IS Decisions participated in the SPIN Insider Threat Conference in London joining participants from academia, government and industry to discuss the threat from within. Speakers at the workshop included security experts from CERT, PA Consulting Group (HoMER Publication), Oxford e-Research Centre & the US Secret Service. In a series of 3 posts we … Continued

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Healthcare suffers double the average amount of internal security breaches

Healthcare suffers double the average amount of internal security breaches

Independent research finds hospitals, care providers and medical insurers experience twice as many internal security breaches in comparison to other sectors. The threat from within rife in the healthcare sector Organisations in the healthcare sector are experiencing double the average amount of internal security breaches, in comparison to all industries. The findings are based on … Continued

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Technology Solutions for the Insider Threat

Technology Solutions for the Insider Threat

Nearly 90% of IT professionals believe the ‘insider threat’ is cultural not a tech issue. Only 1 in 10 UK companies are aware they can use a technology solution to actively manage & reduce the threat from within   The vast majority (86%) of IT professionals consider insider threats to be a purely cultural issue, … Continued

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A Focus on Insider Threats in Banking & Financial Institutions

A Focus on Insider Threats in Banking & Financial Institutions

When we talk about cybercrime in the Banking & Financial Sector we tend to focus on external threats, but often organisation insiders are more likely to be the source of cyberattack.  In fact you could say insider threats pose a greater risk than external threats as your employees already know where the company’s ‘crown jewels’ … Continued

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The Insider Threat Manifesto

The Insider Threat Manifesto

Over 2,560 Internal Security Breaches occurred in US businesses every day. Despite widespread occurrence, only one in five IT professionals consider Insider Threat to be a security priority. Over 666,000 internal security breaches took place in US businesses in the last 12 months, an average of 2,560 per working day, new research has revealed. The … Continued

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Internal Security Breaches from Password Based Attacks

Internal Security Breaches from Password Based Attacks

The Insider Threat from a Credentials-Based Attack. Despite the widespread occurrence and high profile internal security breaches, too many corporations are not doing enough to mitigate these risks. Target Corporation & the Stolen Credentials from the Extended Enterprise Stolen account credentials played a part in the recent Target Corporation payment card data breach. With approximately … Continued

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Windows Network Access Control for Government Traffic Department

Windows Network Access Control for Government Traffic Department

UserLock provides Windows Network Access Control and Security to Government State Traffic Department. By restricting, controlling and monitoring network access for over 2000 authorized users, UserLock helps Departamento Estadual de Trânsito de Pernambuco in Brazil protect sensitive data and mitigate insider threats. The need to control and secure ‘traffic’ to the network In such an organization … Continued

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Tackling the security risk from internal users in Banking

Tackling the security risk from internal users in Banking

The following case-study describes how the Bank of Cyprus reduces the security risk from internal users with UserLock. Offering the capability to control user access and react instantly to any related security incident, UserLock helps protect an organization’s critical assets by disabling concurrent users’ logins, preventing credential sharing and monitoring all session activity in real-time. … Continued

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How IT Teams can Prevent Insider Threats from both Malicious and Careless Activity.

How IT Teams can Prevent Insider Threats from both Malicious and Careless Activity.

With insider threats emerging as one of the biggest risks to corporate data, organizations are recognizing the need for security solutions to manage and secure network access for all employees and prevent data breaches, intentional or not. The risk from Insider Threats Our own recent report entitled ‘The Insider Threat Security Manifesto – Beating the threat … Continued

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