Insider threat: It’s Not Just About Spies

Historical Perspective There’s been increased attention in the government and the private sector about the insider threat since the disclosures of classified information by Edward Snowden in 2013. The insider threat has historically been viewed from an espionage perspective, especially by the Department of Justice and the FBI. This was true during the Cold War as intelligence agencies on both

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What’s Walking Out Your Door?

The theft of company or employees’ assets by other employees is nothing new and companies of all sizes are vulnerable. Sociologists John Clark and Richard Hollinger defined employee theft in the 1980s as being “the unauthorized taking, control or transfer of, money and/or property of the formal work organization that is perpetrated by an employee during

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