Disclaimer: The opinions of the columnists are their own and not necessarily those of their employer.

Tag Archives: insider threat

Net-Witness of the Persecution

– There is an interesting article in the February 18, 2010 Wall Street Journal by Siobhan Gorman, with the title “Hackers Attack 2,411 Firms: Global Offensive Snagged Corporate, Personal Data; Operation Is Still Running.” It describes how staff of the security services firm, NetWitness,…

The VerizonBusiness Report – Interesting, But is It Useful?

– Each year, the VerizonBusiness RISK Team issues its “Data Breach Investigations Report.” For the 2009 edition, see … www.verizonbusiness.com/resources/security/reports/2009_databreach_rp.pdf I was fortunate enough to attend the September 2009 Metro New York ISSA Meeting to hear a…

Bad Behavior – Thoughts on the Malicious Insider

– Following every high-profile insider security breach, there is usually a slew of vendors who will triumphantly point out that, had they installed their product, the victim company would have avoided the whole painful problem. The adverse publicity, the implementation of new Draconian controls, the…