Man sentenced for cyber crime offences

Deletes 23 Cloud servers from its old company generating losses of 580,000 €.

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Steffan Needham, a 36-year-old male from the Bury district of Greater Manchester, has been sentenced to two years in prison after being fired for his low performance in recent times. After being fired, Needham stole the credentials of a former partner and logged into the Amazon Web Services accounts of the company, eliminating a total […]

Insiders without Kymatio

Best practices for cyber risk prevention, the human factor.

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Standard cybersecurity programs often do not contemplate a significant part of the risk, which is generated by employees. Current tools are insufficient instruments. To obtain better results, a new approach is necessary. From the internal threat (insider) we are all part: the employees of the company, but also the subcontracted personnel and suppliers. Insider risk […]

Human behavior as the biggest cybersecurity-risk

Human behavior as the biggest cybersecurity risk

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Risk and Human Behavior. The actions of the employees can be one of the greatest cybersecurity risks facing your organization, according to Adenike Cosgrove from Proofpoint. Cosgrove points out that cybercriminals, like most people, will take the path of least resistance when they carry out a job. In most cases, this means tricking a human […]

Perceived and actual risk. Riesgo Percibido vs Real. Kymatio.

The insider threat in cybersecurity, perceived risk vs. real risk.

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Experts in cybersecurity have been pointing out for some time that one of the main risks for companies, and probably the biggest threat to security, is not the cyberterrorists or the great vulnerabilities of the systems, but rather the employees themselves, the insiders. Insider is any person who, by the nature of their work, has […]

People can be strongest link in cyber security, says NCSC

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People are often seen as the weakest link when it comes to cyber security, but that must change, says the National Cyber Security Centre Interview keys: The role and value of people has been overlooked Have a more sophisticated understanding of how humans can be a security asset Reshape the relationship between the IT security […]

CNBC (GettyImages) Elon Musk on Insider Threat

Internal threats: Elon Musk emails employees about ‘extensive and damaging sabotage’ by employee

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Musk specified in his email that the person has conducted extensive and damaging sabotage to the company operations by leaking codes of internal products and exporting data to outsiders. Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk claimed that an employee attempted to sabotage the car maker in an email sent to employees Sunday night, according to […]

SunTrust Employee May Have Stolen Information About 1.5 Million Clients

Internal threats: SunTrust Employee May Have Stolen Information About 1.5 Million Clients

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The Atlanta-based bank said that the employee, who no longer works at the bank, attempted to access client information and provide it to a ‘criminal third party.’ PHOTO: BLOOMBERG NEWS More info WSJ: https://www.wsj.com/articles/suntrust-employee-may-have-stolen-information-about-1-5-million-clients-1524231553    

Insider threat - Apple- How a Low - Level Apple Employee Leaked Some of the iPhone's Most Sensitive Code

Internal threats: How a Low-Level Apple Employee Leaked Some of the iPhone’s Most Sensitive Code

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On Wednesday 9th february 2018, an anonymous person published the proprietary source code of a core and fundamental component of the iPhone’s operating system. A user named “ZioShiba” posted the closed source code for iBoot—the part of iOS responsible for ensuring a trusted boot of the operating system—to GitHub, the internet’s largest repository of open […]

Insider threat. Amenazas internas. British Airways

Internal threats: British Airways

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Internal threats: British Airways The uninterruptible power supply was interrupted. An outsourced technology analyst is said to be responsible for the collapse of the systems of the airline British Airways. Why did a blackout kill the BA data center and why did the spread spread across the world and put all flights on the ground? […]

Millions of gallons of raw sewage were pumped into the local environment by a computerised waste management system.

Internal threats: Infrastructures (Marrochy Shire, Queensland)

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In Maroochy Shire, Queensland, millions of gallons of raw sewage were pumped into the local environment by a computerized waste management system. “Marine life died, the creek water turned black and the stench was unbearable for resident”, reported the Australian Environmental Protection Agency”. Police later found that a contractor at the sewage plant, V. Boden, […]