The insider threat: It's a top challenge for any organization, and it's a hot topic for RSA Conference attendees. Dawn Cappelli and Randy Trzeciak preview their new book, The CERT Guide to Insider Threats.
Although insider-threat incidents within organizations tend to be different case-by-case, says Carnegie Mellon University's Dawn Cappelli, there are similarities and patterns that organizations can look for when mitigating their risks. What are some of the common characteristics among insiders, and how can...
"Iran's intelligence operations against the United States, including cyber capabilities, have dramatically increased in recent years in depth and complexity," National Intelligence Director James Clapper says.
Security managers need the heads up from non-IT executives before they dismiss employees, some of whom might seek payback for their sacking by pilfering data or sabotaging systems, Carnegie Mellon University's Dawn Cappelli and Mike Hanley say.
Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt recognizes the need to battle online piracy to protect U.S. intellectual property but contends legislation before Congress to do just that would unacceptably curtail Internet freedom and increase cybersecurity risks.
Banks and credit unions are feverishly working to meet the FFIEC's authentication compliance deadline next year. But experts say institutions should be looking beyond the guidance, by making investments in cross-channel fraud detection.
Police say financial specialist Librado Wright spent months siphoning more than $500,000 from Wachovia Bank's customer accounts. But when he attempted to withdraw the funds, the bank had a surprise for him.