Pandemic Creates 'Perfect Storm' for Insider ThreatResearcher Randy Trzeciak on How to Monitor and Mitigate Heightened Risks
A global pandemic. A remote workforce. Economic uncertainty. These are key ingredients to fuel the insider threat. Randy Trzeciak of the CERT Insider Threat Center at Carnegie Mellon University offers tips for monitoring risky behavior and creating positive incentives to reduce risk.
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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Trzeciak discusses:
- Insider threat red flags to watch;
- How to monitor a remote workforce;
- Implementing incentives to reduce risk.
Trzeciak is the insider threat research team technical lead in the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University's CERT. he heads a team focusing on insider threat research, threat analysis and modeling, assessments and training. He has more than 20 years of experience in software engineering, focusing on database design, development and maintenance. In addition to his role at CERT, he is an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon's Heinz College, Graduate School of Information Systems and Management.