Insider Threat

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 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

On the OPM Breach Anniversary, How Far Have We Come?

A condensed version of this post first appeared on ITSP Magazine. It has been two years since we first heard about one of the largest data breaches in the history of the federal government, hitting the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and exposing the sensitive personal information [...]

By | 2017-09-19T12:49:29+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Insider Threat|0 Comments

Anatomy of a Breach: Dissecting Insider Data Theft

Last week, news outlets lit up as a healthcare firm has notified many thousands of its customers of a recent customer data breach. While the specifics have not been made public, it appears to be a clear case of a malicious insider threat. Apparently, this breach was [...]

By | 2017-07-20T17:44:05+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Insider Threat|0 Comments

The True Price Tag of Insider Threats: Findings from the New 2016 Cost of Insider Threats Report

Insider threat is a security issue that’s constantly floating in limbo. It’s significant enough to net some discussion, sure. But for a lot of organizations, it just isn’t a pressing priority. That is, it isn’t until an enterprise experiences an incident themselves. Then it becomes  top-of-mind for [...]

By | 2017-05-19T01:11:47+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Dtex, Insider Threat|0 Comments