Insider Threats in the Remote Workforce

November 10th, 2020

If you have shifted to running a remote workforce due to the COVID-19 restrictions, you have most likely been dealing with the technological and security issues that can come with a remote workforce. 

Using a remote workforce for employees previously on-site can be beneficial, especially during a time when physical workplaces must be closed. But a remote workforce should not be run without optimal security protocols in place. It’s important to establish an insider threat detection program for your remote team. 

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Five Tech Trends That Make Companies Worried About Insider Threats

September 12th, 2018

In the old days, protecting trade secrets was relatively straightforward. You kept many of these items on paper, locked up in special spots. Today’s environment is so different, it’s hard to know where to begin.

Companies worry a great deal about insider threats – the idea that any disgruntled employee or someone infiltrating the company’s physical or digital space is going to get their hands on trade secrets, customer information, financial details or anything else that can have a negative impact on the company’s operations and reputation.

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Government Employee Fraud Costs Taxpayers

September 5th, 2018

Are you concerned about government employee fraud (cheating for profit) and embezzlement (misappropriation of funds)? After all… it’s your tax dollars!

Insider threats are a part of any organization in government and industry. According to Transparency International in their latest Corruption Perceptions Index report on public sector corruption – over 68% of 180 countries failed a passing grade. The USA performed reasonably well (75/100 score), but is not without its own challenges.Read More