author of the 2015 report Insider Threats and the Need for Fast and Directed Response, in a recent webcast launching the SANS 2017 Insider Threat Survey “Defending Against the Wrong Enemy.”
“Many organizations are still not creating and implementing insider threat programs and need to aggressively increase their focus to better protect the organization,” Dr. Cole wrote in 2015. “They need to take aggressive steps to implement administrative and technical solutions for controlling the damage an insider can cause,” he added.
and find out the results of this year’s survey of the SANS community, plus Dr. Cole’s evaluation of organizations’ ability to deter insiders. Following the webcast you will receive a complimentary copy of the full study.
Dr. Eric Cole is a SANS faculty fellow, course author and instructor who has served as CTO of McAfee and Chief Scientist at Lockheed Martin. He is credited on more than 20 patents, sits on several executive advisory boards and is a member of the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th Presidency. Eric’s books include Advanced Persistent Threat, Hackers Beware, Hiding in Plain Sight, Network Security Bible and Insider Threat. As founder of Secure Anchor Consulting, Eric puts his 20-plus years of hands-on security experience to work helping customers build dynamic defenses against advanced threats.
Bryan is a pioneer in the development and application of analytic methods and software for enterprise risk management, high consequence/low probability events, critical infrastructure protection and cyber risks. He was previously the co-founder of Digital Sandbox, Inc., a venture-backed provider of security risk analytics and intelligence fusion products that was acquired by Haystax in 2013. Bryan holds multiple patents for advanced analytics and has advised senior government officials on critical risk matters for several years. Bryan began his early career developing automated target recognition algorithms for unmanned aerial vehicles and designing optical systems for the ‘Star Wars’ program.