Lockheed Martin and Interset Present at This Year’s Gartner Summit
With all of a company’s sensitive information stored electronically and employees having greater access to that information than ever before, the opportunity to do harm—maliciously or unintentionally—is a reality that can no longer be ignored.
Case in point. Last year, a former network engineer, after learning he would soon be terminated, shut down his organization’s network servers and deleted critical data. His actions prevented the company from fully communicating for 30 days and limited its access to data and applications—an attack that cost the company more than $1 million.
Companies Need a Different Approach to Stop Insider Attacks
More than two-thousand risk and security leaders came to The 2016 Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit this year to discuss their biggest security challenges. The topic of insider threat detection emerged as a continuing challenge for security leaders.