Insiders are responsible for as much as 80 percent of malicious attacks. Because insiders are trusted by nature, detecting their illicit activities requires an array of monitoring, scanning, and other techniques. Roger Grimes, an InfoWorld contributing editor -- and a working security professional who tracks down unscrupulous insiders -- explains how to plan and execute a complete insider threat strategy.
In this Deep Dive special report, InfoWorld takes you through the three stages of dealing with insider threats:
- Eyeing insider mischief
- Detecting insider attacks
- Best practices to reduce insider attacks
Along the way, our expert covers the importance of event logs, data leak detection/prevention products, and honeypots, as well as new considerations stemming from the rise of cloud computing. Finally, you'll get a list of tools and techniques your business can adopt to stop insider threats before they begin.