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SOURCE Boston: Confronting the insider threat

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    It is still possible for a careless or malicious employee to defeat the best security technology an organization can deploy.

    But technology is evolving to make it less likely.

    That was the bad news/good news scenario from Brian Contos, vice president and chief security strategist at Securonix, speaking at SOURCE Boston earlier this week.

    [ MORE FROM SOURCE BOSTON: Medical devices still vulnerable, but things may be changing ]

    Contos, in a talk titled, “Insider Threats: Evil Employees and the Nation States and Competitors Who Love Them,” acknowledged that not all employees responsible for breaches are intentionally evil. Some are just careless.

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