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Understanding Insider Threats Through Data Loss Prevention

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Between Edward Snowden's leaks and rapid growth in internal data breaches,  federal agencies will surely remember 2013 as the year of the insider threat. Organizations no longer wonder if they will experience a breach, but when. Since insider threat can come from anyone inside the organization’s boundaries—including full-time employees, contractors, business partners, and even advanced persistent threats that have infiltrated the network—a comprehensive strategy is needed.

Download this GBC issue brief to learn:

  • How insider threats to federal agencies have grown over the last year
  • Why data loss prevention (DLP) tools are a key component of a comprehensive strategy to combat insider threat
  • Which agencies are successfully implementing DLP 
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