Counter-Insider Threat Symposium

October 20th, 2021

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Counter-Insider Threat Symposium

Event submitted on Friday, August 6th 2021, approved by Content Team

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October 20th, 2021
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In terms of the depth and quality of Cybersecurity Conferences in H2 2021, this event is one of the best. Join the team in October for this collaborative discussion to help all stakeholders strengthen the robustness of counter-insider threat programs across the government. It doesn’t matter if you are or you are not a member of the federal government, industry, or academia – you’ll learn something from this outstanding conference. In fact, the folks at DSI Group have a whole bunch of events planned throughout 2021 and onwards. An insider threat is described as a risk that an employee or contractor will use his or her permitted access to jeopardize the security of the United States, whether intentionally or unintentionally. If that is of concern to you then get yourself registered to this event in October 20th!

- Review written by Henry Dalziel on Friday, August 6th 2021.
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Conference Event Summary

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As the threat landscape continues to expand so must insider threat program strategies, procedures, and supporting technologies. From accounting for new and increased stressors on employees enhanced through the pandemic, the growing reach, and sophistication of technical and social strategies of adversaries, expanding reach and scope of acts of economic espionage, to vulnerabilities with remote workforces, federal agencies and stakeholders need to ensure they are sharing best practices with one another in order to advance their respective insider threat programs.

Further, insider threats programs will need to adapt in order to best support the “Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity” advancing Zero Trust Architecture. Finally, the recent release of NCSC’s publication “Insider Threat Mitigation for U.S. Critical Infrastructure Entities: Guidelines from an Intelligence Perspective” supports the Administration’s larger emphasis on these sectors, and developing robust insider threat programs is critical for their functional resiliency and reliability.

Whether you are a member of the federal government, industry, or academia, join us in October for this collaborative discussion to help all stakeholders improve the robustness of counter insider threat programs across the government.

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