Insider Threats and the worst harm they could possibly do

Pardon the “personalness” of this post but I wept when I first learned of the Chattanooga, Tennessee bus driver who, according to initial reporting, intentionally drove off the road with a busload of kids. As the father of a teen and a tween, who ride the bus to/from...

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...

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...

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’...