In September, during the Insider Threat Awareness Month, we saw many distinguished leaders in the field deliver key presentations. As a kickoff for the month, our CEO Elsine van Os delivered a short blog post focusing on the earliest prevention of insider threat in the workplace. What more have we learned about this particular topic? We have summarised some key lessons and thoughts from the SBS Summit presentations for you here.
Today is the start of Insider Threat Awareness Month. I would like to contribute to this month by discussing the ways in which we as organizations, leaders and colleagues could prevent insider threats arising in the workplace at its earliest stages. And not by looking at the potential insider but by looking at ourselves. By Elsine […]
By understanding how intelligence officers have traditionally recruited, assessed and developed spies for decades, security leaders can harden their organizations to bad actors. By Nicole Müller & Elsine van Os. In Security Magazine Companies often focus on peripheral security controls to keep external attackers outside. In the meantime, malicious perpetrators have adapted their tactics accordingly […]
When employees go rogue, hostile work environments might be part of the cause By Scott Dust & Elsine van Os In Psychology Today One year ago, Mohammed Alshamrani, a 21-year-old Saudi aviation student studying at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, FL, shot and killed three U.S. Navy Sailors. Last week, the 260-page investigation was […]
Highlights Recent years have seen a strengthening of the power and position of the drug industry and illegal activities in Europe. Criminals cannot operate without insider knowledge and legitimate access. A focus on insiders threat in ports and insider risk management will have multiple effects: caring for your employees; minimizing the opportunity for insiders; […]
Highlights Geopolitical tensions are played out in the biotech research frontlines. Sector Vulnerabilities: balancing IP protection with third party accesses Legitimate gains? Obtaining insider access to IP through foreign direct investment (FDI) and nontraditional collectors Insider threats within biotechnology pose risks for organizations…and society. Are governments and organizations ready to manage these risks, especially […]
Highlights Almost 30% of industry turnover depends on trade secrets, although at the company level that percentage can reach 80-100% when the trade secret is the foundation of the product or process differentiation. Companies have lost tens of millions, sometimes hundreds of millions, in research investments in recent trade secret theft cases. Classify, compartmentalize and […]
By Elsine Van Os, CEO Signpost Six This is the time when we are all extra busy, but nevertheless we need some time to wind down, to relax. So while you hang on your couch with a glass of wine and popcorn why wouldn’t you mix business with some pleasure? If you are like me […]