A New Approach for Combating Insider Threats

As insider attacks continue to plague the enterprise the security community is doubling down on finding new solutions to mitigate against the age-old problem.

An insider threat can encompass anything from a gullible employee falling for a spearphishing email, to unaware new hires sharing data inappropriately – all the way to a rogue employeestealing company data.

What connects all these insider threats is some level of human emotion is leveraged. Current threat detection tools don’t take these types of emotions into account. So say experts Tuesday each sitting on a panel discussion at Infosecurity Europe, which takes place here this week. What’s needed, argued panelists, is a stronger level of relationship between companies and their employees.

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Source: ThreatPost