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    Greg Makowski

    Not all security threats are external, some are internal.  See the book “The CERT Guide to Insider Threats” on Amazon, 4.3 out of 5 stars over 11 reviews, or at the publisher, Pearson  (which also has the table of contents).

    The authors of the book are from the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, the CERT Insider Threat Center.  To quote their description from their organization:

    At the CERT Insider Threat Center at Carnegie Mellon’s Software Engineering Institute (SEI), we are devoted to combatting cybersecurity issues. Our research has uncovered information that can help you identify potential and realized insider threats in your organization, institute ways to prevent them, and establish processes to deal with them if they do happen.

    Our Mission: We enable effective insider threat programs by performing research, modeling, analysis, and outreach to define socio-technical best practices so that organizations are better able to deter, detect, and respond to evolving insider threats.”

    Their Insider Threat Research includes:

    The CERT Insider Threat Center is uniquely positioned as a trusted broker to directly assist the community in the short term as well as contribute long term through our ongoing research. CERT researchers also develop and conduct assessments and workshops and maintain a blog.

    We have been researching insider threats since 2001 in partnership with the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Secret Service, other federal agencies, the intelligence community, private industry, academia, and the vendor community. Some of this research includes






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