The Need to Protect against Insider Attacks: The changed role of protecting a network environment - Securing against insider attacks
This whitepaper looks at the issue of insider attacks on confidential data, contributing to making identity theft the fastest
growing crime world wide.
It examines this issue with regards to the evolving regulatory environment, the porous network perimeter, and the effect of tribal thinking on internal security. A brief discussion is included regarding the Insider Threat Study (ITS): Computer System Sabotage in Critical Infrastructure Sectors, where the profile of an “insider attacker” is reviewed as well as best practices for securing within the network perimeter, and how Apani Networks’ EpiForce security system may be utilized to provide this much needed internal security.