New DOD agency for background investigations gets an acting director
The Defense Security Service has changed its name to the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency and has assumed all federal background investigations.
Air Force enlists ethical hackers to target maintenance system from the inside
The Air Force wanted to see just how much "damage" or "malice" hackers could do from the inside.
Security controls that verify users and devices protect agencies from insider threats
Zero-trust security practices make it harder for malicious users to move laterally across a system once they have gained access behind the firewall, report says.
Three best practices to reduce insider cyberthreats
A new white paper advises agencies on ways to strengthen insider-threat detection and optimize IT resources in the fight against malicious users.
Postal Service’s IT not fully protected from insider threats, watchdog says
The report found that the agency has not fully implemented a program designed to protect its national security data from insider attacks.
New insider threat training regulations take effect for defense contractors
The new requirement demands that all cleared government contractors must complete insider threat employee awareness training prior to being granted access to classified information.