With the economy flailing still, the threat of seemingly trusted insiders exposing or stealing critical data is more intense than ever. In addition, to a disgruntled worker recently having been laid off maliciously exposing sensitive information, there is also the lure of quick money to be made by acting on behalf of cyber thieves to steal certain bits of customer data. We explore the various threats posed by current and former employees, contractors and other business partners and share ways to combat these.
Stephen Fridakis, senior IT security officer (CISO), UN FAO
Ravi Srinivasan, director, IBM Security Identity and Access Management
Dan Kaplan, executive editor, SC Magazine