Want to Plug Intel Leaks? Let Technology Find the Next Insider Threat
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
"An initially loyal employee does not suddenly transform into a malicious insider. The path to a significant destructive act is marked by small infractions that grow in response to mounting personal and professional stress…. Organizations must implement ways to monitor and evaluate employees continually. Advanced monitoring tools that identify life stressors, strong emotions, and atypical behavior can provide early warning of potential misconduct or spot small-scale malicious acts before they become something more sinister," writes Dan McGarvey, counterintelligence expert at Alion Science & Technology and contributor to INSA's latest white paper, Assessing the Mind of the Malicious Insider.