A functional insider threat program is a core part of any modern cybersecurity strategy. Having controls in place to prevent, detect, and remediate insider attacks and inadvertent data leaks is a necessity for any organization that strives to protect its sensitive data.
A functional insider threat program is required by lots of regulations worldwide. For example, NISPOM Change 2 makes it obligatory for any subcontractor working with the US Department of Defense to implement an insider threat program. However, designing an insider threat program that is both effective and efficient can be hard.
In this article, we’ll give you some tips and tricks on how to build an insider threat program. We’ll discuss the dangers of malicious and inadvertent insiders and talk about ways to detect, prevent, and remediate insider attacks.