Increasingly, social engineers target unwitting insiders to plunder organizations' financial and intellectual assets. How can you prevent these and traditional inside attacks? CMU's Dawn Cappelli offers tips.
The insider threat: It's a top challenge for any organization, and it's a hot topic for RSA Conference attendees. Dawn Cappelli and Randy Trzeciak preview their new book, The CERT Guide to Insider Threats.
Although insider-threat incidents within organizations tend to be different case-by-case, says Carnegie Mellon University's Dawn Cappelli, there are similarities and patterns that organizations can look for when mitigating their risks. What are some of the common characteristics among insiders, and how can...
Security managers need the heads up from non-IT executives before they dismiss employees, some of whom might seek payback for their sacking by pilfering data or sabotaging systems, Carnegie Mellon University's Dawn Cappelli and Mike Hanley say.
The scheme allegedly involved insiders recruited by fraudsters to steal information about more than 200 individuals and organizations. How can institutions improve background screening and prevent fraud?
Banks and credit unions are feverishly working to meet the FFIEC's authentication compliance deadline next year. But experts say institutions should be looking beyond the guidance, by making investments in cross-channel fraud detection.
New research from Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute provides further evidence why IT security isn't just the problem of an enterprise's security organization but of its top non-IT leadership as well.
These arrests also highlight the U.S. vulnerability to crimes involving payment cards with magnetic stripes. "The U.S. is a criminal's playground right now," says John Buzzard of FICO Card Alert Service.