Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Governance & Risk Management , Insider Threat

Why Insider Threats Are Still a Critical Problem

Verizon's Ashish Thapar Discusses the Evolving Threat Landscape
Ashish Thapar, managing principal, APJ, Verizon

Insider threats continue to be difficult to detect, says Ashish Thapar of Verizon, who offers a summary of a new report on these threats.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco, Thapar discusses:

  • The different kinds of insider threats;
  • How the threat landscape has changed;
  • The roles of artificial intelligence and deception technology.

Thapar is the managing principal, risk services for the Asia Pacific and Japan region at Verizon Enterprise Solutions. His experience includes designing, implementing and managing information security management systems for organizations.

About the Author

Varun Haran

Varun Haran

Managing Director, Asia & Middle East, ISMG

Haran has been a technology journalist in the Indian market for over six years, covering the enterprise technology segment and specializing in information security. He has driven multiple industry events such as the India Computer Security Conferences (ICSC) and the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit 2013 during his stint at UBM. Prior to joining ISMG, Haran was first a reporter with TechTarget writing for SearchSecurity and SearchCIO; and later, correspondent with InformationWeek, where he covered enterprise technology-related topics for the CIO and IT practitioner.

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