Insider Threats and Sub-Contractors – How Quortum can make you more appealing to the Big Guys!

There is no denying the threats focused on small and medium-sized businesses from intentional and accidental Insiders. I want you to think about what you’re doing to mitigate those threats and that shapes the perception of your company to would be partners, especially...

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...

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...

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’...