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 […]

Acuerdo Kymatio Botech FPI

Partnership agreement between Kymatio and BOTECH FPI

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All types of internal threat incidents have increased year after year notably since 2016. Taking into account the current insider risk scenario, Botech FPI joins Kymatio in an agreement to increase the security of its organization in the face of possible insider incidents. In parallel, a partnership agreement is signed that enables Botech FPI  to incorporate […]

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 […]

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, […]

Insider, las dos caras del empleado Publicado por INCIBE

The CERT for Safety and Industry (CERTSI) warns of insider threats

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Incidents of internal origin (insider) can bring terrible consequences for organizations. In the following article “Insider, the two faces of the employee“, the CERTSI * echoes the internal risk (intentional / unintentional) and considers some of the possible causes. The motivation of actions carried out by disgruntled employees or internal threats may have different origins, […]