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Best Practices Against Insider Threats in All Nations

October 2012 Conference Paper
Lori Flynn, Carly L. Huth, Randall F. Trzeciak, Palma Buttles-Valdez

In this paper, the authors summarize best practices for mitigating insider threats in international contexts.

Publisher:

IEEE

Abstract

Individuals in any nation can use this paper as 1. an exploration of international policy issues related to insider threats and other cybersecurity concerns;and 2. a succinct educational guide to practices for stopping insider threats. A framework for international analysis of cybersecurity practices is introduced. Based on its analysis of more than 700 case studies, the CERT®Insider Threat Center recommends 19 best practices for preventing, detecting, and responding to harm from insider threats. This paper summarizes each practice, explains its importance, and provides an international policy perspective on the practice.

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