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Monday, May 21: Dtex ITIR Headlines; FBI’s $9 Billion Budget Request Highlights Insider Threats

Last week, Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Director Christopher Wray asked several United States Senate committees to approve his $8.92 billion fiscal 2019 budget request. In a detailed speech, Wray explained that the bureau will use the funds to defend the nation against foreign and domestic threats [...]

By | 2018-05-21T20:23:00+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Dtex, Insider Threat|0 Comments

Vulnerability & the Human Element: Insights from the 2018 Insider Threat Intelligence Report

Yesterday marked an exciting day for Dtex, as we released one of our keystone pieces of independent research: the 2018 Insider Threat Intelligence Report. This report is our annual effort to look back on findings from the previous year’s User Threat Assessments - gathered across our diverse [...]

By | 2018-05-16T20:04:52+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Dtex, Insider Threat|0 Comments

Monday, May 14: A look at the Insider Threat and Dtex in the News

It’s only Monday. Like clockwork, we are seeing another data breach that now appears to be the result of a malicious insider. On Friday, the San Francisco (CA) Department of Public Health notified the California State Justice Department that a breach at Nuance Communications (NASDAQ: [...]

By | 2018-05-14T19:39:32+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Dtex, Insider Threat|0 Comments

News Roundup, Week Ending 5/4/18: Dtex, Insider Threat in the News; Smithsonian Computer Network Used in Insider Attack

This week, the Justice Department announced that Martin Mehran Taheri of Sterling, VA plead guilty to illegally accessing and then sabotaging the computer systems of his former employer, which is HQ’d in Reston, VA. The release tells the classic insider threat tale of how a former employee [...]

By | 2018-05-07T14:18:12+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Dtex, Insider Threat|0 Comments

Five Key Lessons from the Uber/Waymo Litigation

Last week, we witnessed – live and in real time - one of the most high-profile lawsuits in recent history, alleging Uber used Google/Waymo's self-driving car IP to further its own technology development. While the settlement announcement on Friday brought an abrupt halt to the case just [...]

By | 2018-02-13T20:44:29+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Insider Threat|0 Comments

Dtex Platform Updates: Delivering Scalable, Cloud-Ready Insider Threat Detection

Today marks an exciting day here at Dtex, as we introduce a series of product updates aimed at making our Advanced User Behavior Intelligence platform even more comprehensive, flexible, and scalable. Enhancements include an advanced integration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), new enterprise-level automation features, and expanded [...]

By | 2018-02-13T18:07:21+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Dtex|0 Comments

Dtex Down Under: Building the World’s Cyber Security Innovation Hub

I have to say, it’s been quite an eventful couple of weeks here at Dtex. We’ve been riding a wave of excitement after getting dressed up and graciously accepting an Innovation Award from the Australian Chamber of Commerce at their 36th annual Australia Day Gala last Saturday, [...]

By | 2018-01-30T13:56:12+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Management|0 Comments

GDPR Countdown Series: Minding the (Knowledge) Gap, and Working to Close It

If you’re reading this, there is a good chance that you’re keenly aware that Europe’s impending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is just around the corner. In fact, at the present moment, those of us residing or processing data in the EU have just five months to [...]

By | 2017-12-19T17:53:53+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Management|0 Comments

Dtex Analyst Files: Catching Phish With User Behavior Intelligence

**Though Dtex is not a traditional network firewall or malware solution, our Advanced User Behavior Intelligence Platform is typically working alongside these kinds of perimeter solutions as part of a layered defense system. And in the case of a security incident or attack, we are often called [...]

By | 2017-11-07T13:02:33+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Insider Threat, Threat Advisory|0 Comments

Security and Government: Paving the Road to Modernization

We shared some exciting news yesterday that we here at Dtex have been awarded a two-year contract to provide insider threat detection to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).  We are excited to have our Advanced User Behavior Intelligence platform integrated with DISA’s critical capabilities for detecting [...]

By | 2017-09-28T16:33:59+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Dtex, Insider Threat|0 Comments