The insider threat has been on everyone’s mind especially since former NSA contractor Edward Snowden passed thousands of classified documents to the media. From software that flags the movement of files containing words like “proprietary” or “top secret”; to systems that detect when a system user deviates from their usual routine, organizations are seeking new ways to root out potential saboteurs and spies. Read more about it in this Washington Post article.
The InfraGard Maryland Members Alliance is hosting their next Insider Threat Special Interest Group meeting on March 19th. NIST fellow Ron Ross, will be there to discuss protecting critical assets from a cyber perspective. This meeting is open to InfraGard members only and seats are filling quickly. To register, please click here.