Defending Against the Insider Threat
Source: Juniper Networks
The security threat posed by company insiders is all too real. In these times of economic uncertainty and widespread layoffs, the potential to create disgruntled employees is all the greater. But there are steps one can take to protect one's self, starting with a sound, defense-in-depth, collaborative security strategy that includes tools and an open platform to provide numerous and multifaceted defense mechanisms. Augment those tools with processes and procedures that can help detect both rogue employees as well as honest mistakes. Finally, be diligent about educating all employees on the various threats they face - and their role in preventing them. And by all means, don't wait till it's too late. Get started now.