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Data Management and Event Correlation (Part 12 of 20: CERT Best Practices to Mitigate Insider Threats Series)

Data Management and Event Correlation (Part 12 of 20: CERT Best Practices to Mitigate Insider Threats Series)

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Michael J. Albrethsen

The twelfth practice described in the newly released Common Sense Guide to Mitigating Insider Threats is Practice 12: Deploy solutions for monitoring employee actions and correlating information from multiple data sources. In this post, I discuss this newer practice that involves collecting, managing, and analyzing data from multiple sources that offers insights into insider activity that can lead to cybersecurity incidents....

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Defending Against Phishing

Defending Against Phishing

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Michael J. Albrethsen

When IT and security professionals discuss phishing, the need for improved user education is often the main focus. While user education is vital and can lead to faster discovery of attacks through increased reporting of phishing attempts, it's important to understand the limits of user education when trying to reduce phishing risks....

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