Digital Rights Management Helps the FDIC Proactively Address Cyber Security

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) will implement Digital Rights Management (DRM) software to prevent unauthorized redistribution of digital information.  This is in reaction to security incidents where departing employees accidentally took sensitive files on portable media.  According to numerous studies, trusted insiders pose a greater risk to sensitive information than hackers and cybercriminals. I applaud the FDIC for taking …

Time to Shift the Security Focus From the Perimeter to Insider Threats

It seems that information security professionals are beginning to focus more on insider threats according to a new report by Ari Kaplan Advisors sponsored by Nuix.  The survey shows that budgets have shifted toward internal security, rather than at the perimeter.  Unfortunately more professionals know how much they spend on perimeter security than on remediating incidents, which may not be …