ICIT Brief: In 2017, The Insider Threat Epidemic Begins

Insider Threat Epidemic

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Just as American and European critical infrastructure executives were beginning to wrap their minds around the devastation of the Office of Personnel Management breach, ransomware erupted onto the scene, followed by concentrated DDoS attacks such as the Mirai botnet attack on Dyn, which enabled a quantum leap for cyber criminals.  Now, all techno-forensic indicators suggest that an under-discussed cyber-kinetic attack vector will ubiquitously permeate all critical infrastructure sectors due to a dearth of layered bleeding-edge military grade cybersecurity solutions. Unless organizations act immediately, in 2017 The Insider Threat Epidemic Begins.

In this brief, entitled “In 2017, The Insider Threat Epidemic Begins” the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology offers a comprehensive analysis of the Insider Threat Epidemic, including research on:

  • Characterizing Insider Threats (the insider threat cyber ‘kill chain,’ non-malicious insider threats, malicious insider threats)
  • The Insider Threat Debate
  • Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines to Combat Insider Threats
  • Non-Technical Controls
  • Technical Controls

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This paper was authored by:

  • James Scott, Sr. Fellow, ICIT
  • Drew Spaniel, Researcher, ICIT

The following experts contributed to this paper:

  • Travis Farral, ICIT Contributor & Director of Security Strategy, Anomali
  • David McNeely, ICIT Fellow & V.P. Product Strategy, Centrify
  • Don MacLean, ICIT Fellow & Chief Cybersecurity Strategist, DLT
  • David Rubal, ICIT Fellow & Chief Technologist, DLT
  • Michael Seguinot, ICIT Fellow & Director of Federal, Exabeam
  • Michael Crouse, ICIT Fellow & Director Federal Technical Sales, Forcepoint
  • Josh Salmanson, ICIT Fellow & CTO, Converged Cyber and Physical Security Defense and Security Division, Parsons
  • Igor Baikalov, ICIT Fellow & Chief Scientist, Securonix
  • Robert Lord, ICIT Fellow & CEO, Protenus
  • Stan Wisseman, ICIT Fellow & Security Strategist, HPE
  • Rob Roy, ICIT Fellow & Federal CTO, HPE

Download the Paper HERE


 

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