TSA makes data a top priority for detecting insider threats
Terrorists sought to use insiders to attack the transportation system in 2019, and TSA is concerned they could use transnational criminal organization tactics to recruit or place insiders in the sector.
TSA moving forward with airport screening system deployment
The agency is also increasing its focus on insider threats and training a division of inspectors focused on pipeline security and cybersecurity.
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.