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Insider Threats are People Too!

  I enjoyed this linked article from our friends at Digital Journal, across the pond, and thought I’d share my thoughts on the 3 Organizational Insiders they addressed so well. I spend many days talking about Insider Threats and Economic Espionage with small and...

China’s new cybersecurity law and the cost of doing business there

It goes without saying that any company wanting to become a leader in anything that involves the term “Global” must do business with Chinese companies.  I’ve heard the actual business discussions and agreements normally go quite well but my comments here are simply to...

Is Someone Stealing Your Secret Seeds?

  A recent LA Times article on Chinese Economic Espionage prompted me to post this quick note on a sunny Friday afternoon.  Have a great weekend!   During my time at the FBI, where my team developed easy to digest Intelligence products to support Field...

I Got the Power! Insider Threats Threaten our National Infrastructure

I read the below article while enjoying a cup of morning Joe, remembering a conversation I had just a week ago. So, I thought, before the house gets crazy with kids getting ready for school, I could pass along my thoughts on energy infrastructure and SCADA. For many...

Using Chinese PCs? Not that there’s anything wrong with that….. Or is there?

I have a little bit of previous insight into the threats posed using foreign designed and built equipment, most of which can’t be shared with the general public. A few months ago, I was interviewed by the Editor of Supply Chain and Demand Executive Magazine, where I...

When Does an Employee Become Malicious?

Just read another good article that posed a question all us should be thinking about….. “How do you determine when someone becomes malicious?”  Statistics show most malicious employees didn’t join their company with the intent of stealing IP, customer data or...