Tags insider threat

Ex-NSA contractor pleads guilty to vast classified data leak, faces 9 years in prison

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The staggering leak was one of several damaging disclosures of NSA secrets in recent years.

Federal insider-threat programs get a dose of 'Maturity'

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 7 months ago

A government task force aims to help agencies move beyond the "minimum standards" for an insider threat program with a new "Maturity Framework."

Preempt raises $17.5 million in Series B for enterprise threat management

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 11 months ago

Preempt says it anticipates and stops both malicious insiders and unwittingly compromised users from exposing data by monitoring their privileges and behavior on the network.

Former NSA contractor Reality Winner accepts guilty plea for leaking classified report

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 11 months ago

For one count of espionage, Winner faces 63 months in prison and three years of supervised release.

Army Cyber Command brings in outside help to fight insider threats

by Ryan Duffy • 11 months ago

Two companies announced Thursday a $6.5 million contract award to help the United States Army Cyber Command shore up counterintelligence efforts.

Recent NSA leaks show challenge of a software 'solution' for insider threats

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

The rudimentary nature of these incidents makes it extremely difficult to create programs that keep material secure without negatively impacting workforce morale.

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