Insider Threats and Data Leaks: What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

Episode 6 of the Dark Reading Cybersecurity Crash Course

Major data leaks such as Edward Snowden’s release of NSA data are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to insider threats. Every day, enterprises face the threat of losing valuable insider information – not only through malicious actions but through unintentional, accidental violations of security rules that lead to exposure of critical information. In this session, a top expert offers some essential advice on stopping data loss from within.

On Demand
1h 00min

Attend and you'll learn:

  • How to spot the signs of a data leak and stop it before it goes too far
  • How to help build a security culture that prevents well-meaning employees from making accidental leaks of sensitive data
  • About the tools and techniques available to identify potential bad actors, monitor abnormal or unsafe behavior, and improve user awareness

Featured Speaker

  • Jason  W. Clark
    Jason W. Clark
    Insider Threat Researcher
    Carnegie Mellon

    Dr. Jason W. Clark is a researcher at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) / CERT / Carnegie Mellon University. His main area of interest is insider threat and cyber-security. Dr. Clark completed his doctorate in Information Technology at George Mason University with a focus on cyber-crime and anonymous searching of the Internet. Dr. Clark also has two Master's degrees in Information Technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and Computer Forensics from George Mason University (GMU). He holds a Bachelor of Science from Syracuse University in Information Technology & Management with a minor in Economics. He previously worked at the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) as a lead information security analyst and at the United States Census Bureau writing security documentation and policy. He also teaches part-time undergraduate courses at Northern Virginia Community College and Southern New Hampshire University. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, while trying to find the time to play basketball and learn guitar.

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