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What should an insider risk policy cover?
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2017, 04:53:28 PM »
What should an insider risk policy cover?
27 February 2017, 3:51 pm



Just before the holidays, a company was faced with cutting the pay of their contracted janitors. That didn’t sit well with those employees.

Threat actors saw an opportunity and pounced, convincing the possibly vengeful employees to turn on their employer. According to Verizon’s recent breach report, the threat actors gave any agreeable janitor a USB drive to quietly stick into any networked computer at the company. It was later found, but the damage was done.

What were the responsibilities of any employees who witnessed this act? A thorough insider risk policy would have spelled it out. Here, security experts provide their insights on what makes for a successful insider risk policy.

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Source: Network World Security

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