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Insider Threat Study: Illicit Cyber Activity in the Banking and Finance Sector

As insider threats and incidents increase, the financial and banking sector must be aware of the challenges they face. Insider threats are committed by people given the authority to access information systems. They use their ability to gain access to steal information and cause signifigant problems. Insider threats are particularly threatening because they can bypass security (physical and electronic) by legitimate means. Organizations do not always report insider threats. Report discusses a study of Insider Threat Study (ITS) and the findings and implications for the financial sector.
Marisa Reddy Randazzo, Dawn Cappelli, Michelle Keeney, Andrew Moore, Eileen Kowalski
United States Secret Service; Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute
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Information & Telecommunication
Internet & Cyberspace
Legal & Financial
United States
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