MY INDUSTRY DOESN’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT INSIDER THREATS….. RIGHT?

With the number of incidents happening every month of not only highly-trusted but entry-level employees stealing information from their employers, I’m in awe of the lack of “give a dang” decision-makers have when we chat.  It’s happening folks, in every industry and...

What Can a Small Company do to Mitigate Insider Threats?

Quortum recently completed an Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessment (ITVA) on Quest Knight Enterprises (QKE), a Leesburg, Virginia-based SBA-certified HUBZone Defense Contractor. Founded in 2009, QKE provides industry and government clients with mission-critical,...

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...

Your Company and a Vulnerability Assessment

At the end of this post is a link to a really good article on the practicality of the requirements imposed on Cleared Defense Contractors to have an Insider Threat Program in-place by November 30, 2016. As the folks in article said, having a program that meets DSS’...

Channeling Security: Quortum CEO On Insider Threats

I had the pleasure of “Channeling Security” with Lorna Garey (@lornagarey), tech-writing guru at Channel Partners, recently and had a great opportunity to discuss what many aren’t thinking about when trying to stop Insider Threats. IT’S THE PEOPLE! Quortum partners...

Identifying and Protecting your Intellectual Property

  The FBI has some great recommendations on how to best protect an organizations Intellectual Property (IP). But when you really look them, they’re pretty common sense. So, that begs the question….. Does the FBI feel organizations aren’t using common sense security...