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  • How to recognise the cyber insider threat

    Losing business to a competitor because one of your trusted employees has walked out the door with sensitive information doesn’t need to happen if you look for the signs and put controls in place, according to a panel of cyber security experts.

    Written by Hamish Barwick01 Aug. 14 10:42
  • US State Dept. worker sentenced for passport snooping

    An employee of the U.S. Department of State was sentenced Wednesday to 12 months of probation for illegally accessing more than 125 electronic passport application files, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

    Written by Grant Gross10 Dec. 09 05:38
  • Microsoft settles employee spying case

    Microsoft has settled a lawsuit with a former employee that it once charged with fraud, misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract.

    Written by Nancy Gohring18 Nov. 09 08:35
Features about insider threats
  • A Practical Approach to Protecting Trade Secrets

    Trade secrets are increasingly becoming a company's most valuable assets, and not surprisingly, threats to those assets have increased concomitantly. The greatest threat to company data is, of course, not outsiders but a company's own employees A company's ability to protect against rogue employees (as well as against unintentional harm) is governed by both federal and state laws, which vary by jurisdiction and, worse, are in a state of flux in many of those jurisdictions.

    Written by Russell Beck and Matt Karlyn12 Nov. 09 05:22
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