10/15/18: Dtex, Privacy, Insider Threat News: Are Insiders Helping Threat Actors Sell 35 Million Voter Records on the Dark Web? DHS Vulnerable to Insider Attacks

Threat intelligence provider Anomali opened the week in privacy and security news by announcing that it had discovered as many as 35 million voter records for sale on the dark web. The voter information found came from 19 states and contains PII and voting histories. Doug Olenick [...]

By | 2018-10-16T02:23:58+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Dtex, Insider Threat|0 Comments

10/8/18: Dtex, Insider Threat, Privacy News: Dtex Earns Leadership, Product Awards; Insider Compromises French Law Enforcement Agency; The Big Hack

Last week, awards organizations based in the United Stated and United Kingdom recognized Dtex for its product excellence and leadership. The Golden Bridge Awards honored the Dtex Advanced User Behavior Platform for innovations in insider threat detection. The SecuritySerious awards named Dtex VP of EMEA Mark Coates [...]

By | 2018-10-08T22:40:14+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Dtex, Insider Threat|0 Comments

Modern Insider Threat Management: Machine Learning as a Non-Negotiable

The term ‘machine learning’ has long garnered the reputation of buzzword, evidenced by the more than 800 million search results generated when it’s typed into Google. We've certainly seen more intense focus and scrutiny on this particular topic in recent months - and with good reason, as [...]

By | 2018-10-03T16:28:52+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Insider Threat|0 Comments

10/1/18: Dtex, Insider Threat, Privacy News: Welcome to Cybersecurity Awareness Month! CEO Christy Wyatt Reveals Trusted Insider Strategy, Provides How To for Insider Negligence; Five Years Post Snowden, NSA Insiders Still Removing Classified Data

Welcome to Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Every year the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) uses October to highlight awareness for the importance of cybersecurity. The collaborative effort between the public and private sector is designed to give every American the resources they need to remain safe [...]

By | 2018-10-01T18:55:14+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Dtex, Insider Threat|0 Comments

9/17/18 – Dtex, Insider Threat, Privacy News: El Reg Focus on Insider Threat Highlights Employee Negligence; Down Under Data Breach Caused by Employee; Ransomware Puts 55 Out of a Job

Last week’s news was all about the insider threat. The Register highlighted how employee negligence is increasing risk in the public and private sectors. Several publications covered the employee-caused data breach at Westpac bank in Australia. SC Magazine rang in with a piece about how a ransomware [...]

By | 2018-09-25T23:08:50+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Dtex, Insider Threat|0 Comments

9/10/18 – Dtex, Insider Threat, Privacy News: Sunday Times’ Insider Fraud Section Features Dtex, CEO Christy Wyatt to Speak at SINET UK, DOJ North Korean Hacker Indictment Highlights Human Vulnerabilities

Public and private sector organization in the US and abroad are increasing their focus on the insider threat. Last week, the Times (United Kingdom) circulated a special report featuring how organizations are using Dtex to counter insider fraud. Based on real-world case studies, the article points out [...]

By | 2018-09-10T22:48:25+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Dtex, Insider Threat|0 Comments

9/4/18 – Dtex, Insider Threat, Privacy News: Dtex Announces Record Year, Adds New CFO and NSA Veteran to Team, Human Error Drives UK Data Breach Increase

Increasing insider threat rates that include incidents caused by malicious actors and negligent humans drove demand for user behavior intelligence during our fiscal 2018 year, which lead to a record-setting 12 month period for the company. With 321 percent year-over-year growth, the addition of a new CFO [...]

By | 2018-09-04T20:43:44+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Dtex, Insider Threat|0 Comments

David Wilcox on Joining Dtex, and Arming the Public Sector with Intelligence to Combat Insider Threats

**Dtex is excited to welcome David Wilcox as our new Vice President of Business Development for Federal Government. You may have all seen the news this morning of my joining Dtex as the company’s new Vice President of Business Development for Federal Government. After 37 years of [...]

By | 2018-09-06T16:13:20+00:00 August 30th, 2018|Insider Threat|0 Comments

8/27/19 – Dtex, Insider Threat, Privacy News: Microsoft APT28 Shut Downs Highlight Insider Threat Risks, Tech Heavyweights Seek to Sidestep California Privacy Law

Last week, Microsoft reported that it detected six internet domains that were set up by cyberattack groups associated with the Russian government. According to Microsoft: Last Week, Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) successfully executed a court order to disrupt and transfer control of six internet domains created [...]

By | 2018-08-29T18:30:33+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Dtex, Insider Threat|0 Comments

8/20/19, Dtex, Insider Threat, Privacy News: Gov. Official Eyed as Insider Threat, NYT Talks Biometric Behavior Data Collection, eWeek Highlights When Employees Support Digital Monitoring

Last week, the Adams County Government (Wisconsin) announced that personal and tax information on 258,000 individuals had been exposed in a data breach of its “computer system.” The county-issued explanation about the breach on its website and several news reports reveal that the alleged cause was an [...]

By | 2018-08-21T02:29:07+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Dtex, Insider Threat|0 Comments