REPORT: The Risk of Insider Fraud

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The Ponemon Institute has issued its second The Risk of Insider Fraud report. Based on the average, it is likely that your organization will experience fraud 55 times this year. From the Introduction: The Risk of Insider Fraud: Second Annual Study reveals that the insider threat has become more of a challenge for IT professionals. […]

Launch of the Administration’s Strategy to Mitigate the Theft of U.S. Trade Secrets

White House: Today, I am pleased to announce the Administration’s Strategy on Mitigating the Theft of U.S. Trade Secrets. Trade secret theft can cripple a company’s competitive advantage in foreign markets, diminish export prospects around the globe, and put American jobs in jeopardy. The President is committed to preventing the theft of corporate trade secrets. […]

APT1: Exposing One of China’s Cyber Espionage Units

Mandiant has issued a new report focused on the most prolific cyber espionage group Mandiant tracks: APT1. This single organization has conducted a cyber espionage campaign against a broad range of victims since at least 2006. See also below a New York Times article re this Chinese cyber unit attacks on US companies and infrastructure and how they got […]