Insider Threat

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

Top 3 Insider Threat Takeaways From Our Talk with Security Expert Peter Erceg

Peter Erceg managed security for one of the largest mobile operators in the United Kingdom. He sat down with Dtex CEO Mohan Koo to talk about what it took to implement in an insider threat program in Europe, taking into consideration privacy laws, employee culture, [...]

By | 2017-05-19T01:11:47+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Insider Threat, Management|0 Comments

The Insider Threat: from Silicon Valley to the Czech Republic

Every few days we see another example of the insider threat at work. Sometimes, it’s still shocking to see how widespread this issue is! Stories cross our desks from all over the world and from all kinds of industries. Take this one, for example: a telecom employee [...]

By | 2016-06-23T19:48:01+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Insider Threat|0 Comments

TeamViewer Hacked? How We Mitigated a Potential Security Risk in Minutes

No security professional likes to wake up in the morning to hear the news that a commonly-used development tool has been compromised. But that’s exactly the situation that Dtex found ourselves in last week, when major news outlets started reporting that Teamviewer, a popular remote-access software, had [...]

By | 2017-05-19T01:11:47+00:00 June 6th, 2016|Insider Threat|0 Comments

Can You Believe How Easily These Scientists Stole Data? 3 Insider Threat Insights

You’ve probably already heard about the latest news in the security world. Two scientists have been charged with stealing valuable intellectual property from their employer, British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline. More specifically, the scientists -- along with three other co-conspirators outside of the company -- stand accused of [...]

By | 2016-08-02T14:34:26+00:00 February 10th, 2016|Insider Threat|0 Comments