insider threat

Cyber Resilience & Response, Prevent

A Ten Point Cyber Resilience Checklist for Boards

To be successful, companies need to embrace a concept of holistic cyber resilience, which improves their chances of resisting threats from both internal and external sources and managing those risks effectively. My own checklist for holistic cyber resilience has 10 elements: 1. Understand risk Cyber resilience must be a primary focus of boards and senior management. It is not something…

Prevent, Risk Management & Threat

Building A Comprehensive Approach to Insider Threats

The first thing that business leaders should do about the insider security threat is to take it seriously. Although there is widespread recognition that the threat is very serious, in most sectors there is insufficient follow-through to build the threat-specific plans, organizational structures, and controls to deal with it. What is needed is a comprehensive approach that addresses and leverages…