Proactive Compliance for Insider Threat Protection

Industry Analyst Report

Cybersecurity and the loss of sensitive data seem to appear daily in the media.

Conversation has moved to encompass not only cybersecurity and Information Assurance (IA), but also insider threat, which today is one of the most prevalent threats to our nation’s security.

In this paper, we explore the mandated compliance guidelines, from Executive Orders to policies that address insider threat. We will discuss the impact of the insider threat to an organization, the importance of doing a risk analysis, how to identify gaps, and what organizations can do to create and mitigate the risk of a malicious insider by adopting appropriate security measures.