INSA Op-Ed: Companies Must Invest to Mitigate Insider Threats

INSA Op-Ed: Companies Must Invest to Mitigate Insider Threats

INSA Op-Ed: Companies Must Invest to Mitigate Insider Threats

INSA President Chuck Alsup and Insider Threat Subcommittee Chair Sandy MacIsaac (pictured) have penned an op-ed encouraging companies to view measures to mitigate insider threats as a long-term investment in organizational security and brand preservation. The Cipher Brief published the op-ed on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

"Corporate leaders’ focus on reducing short-term overhead costs make them reluctant to invest in insider security programs whose return on investment – the prevention of damage – is difficult to calculate.  But an insider threat program must be seen as a long-term investment in protecting company assets," they write. "Just as an insurance policy hedges against the risk of incurring far larger costs, insider threat programs are a bargain compared to the damage that a disgruntled or careless employee could cause to a company’s reputation or bottom line."

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