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INSIDER THREATS: A PROBLEM THAT IS PREVENTABLE
Earlier this summer, I read a fascinating story about McAfee launching a lawsuit against three former employees. The lawsuit alleged that these employees conspired to steal trade secrets on behalf of their new employer, accusing them of moving to a competitor and exfiltrating business-sensitive documents to their personal email accounts. The scenario in the McAfee suite is a classic case of insider risk in action: privileged users accessing sensitive internal data and intentionally leaking it to personal email addresses or file-sharing sites. These edge cases are quite difficult for traditional data loss prevention (DLP) controls to mitigate, as they operate based on pre-defined static rules. CISOMAG READ MORE