Insider Threat

Intelligent Communication and Insider Threats

Earlier this month, I presented a portion of the Institute of Analytic Interviewing’s (IAI) course Insider Threat Hunting — Track, Elicit, Interview, and Mitigate at Black Hat 2019.  Cybersecurity professionals are becoming increasingly aware of the need to develop insider threat detection procedures that go beyond the traditional technical measures.  In response to this, we …

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Confidentiality Agreements and Insider Threat Awareness

Recently returned from presenting training on insider threat at Black Hat, the idea of insider threats is on my mind. Couple that together with a few of my other favorite topics: communication and training…I thought about this idea of increasing insider threat awareness. Confidentiality Agreements Does your company or organization have one? How do you …

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Intelligent Communication, Insider Threat, and Black Hat 2017

Yesterday, the Institute for Analytic Interviewing (IAI) finished the Insider Threat Mitigation and Countermeasures training program at Black Hat 2017.  I was pleased to be invited by IAI to provide a portion of this training program.  I provided Intelligent Communication training designed to help these cyber security professionals use communication skills to enhance their insider threat security …

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Using Intelligent Communication to Mitigate Insider Threat

Even prior to Sun Tzu penned his “Art of War,” nations and their armies have been using counterintelligence methods to defend themselves from both outside and inside threats.  The technology has changed greatly through the years, but the people who operate that technology haven’t changed that much.  Insider threats include a human component.  In a recent survey …

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Increased Cyber Threat in Healthcare-A Communication Issue

Cyber-attacks are a problem for any organization that shares information over the internet.  Lately, the healthcare industry is becoming a major target of cyber predators.  But, the key to defending against such attacks may not lie within the IT department.  It may be a communication issue. The Increased Threat The cyber threat to healthcare is …

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