The CERT Guide to Insider Threats: How to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Information Technology Crimes (Theft, Sabotage, Fraud)
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The CERT Guide to Insider Threats: How to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Information Technology Crimes (Theft, Sabotage, Fraud)

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Since 2001, the CERT(R) Insider Threat Center at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute (SEI) has collected and analyzed information about more than seven hundred insider cyber crimes, ranging from national security espionage to theft of trade secrets. "The CERT(R) Guide to Insider Threats" describes CERT's findings in practical terms, offering specifi...more
Hardcover, 389 pages
Published January 24th 2012 by Addison-Wesley Professional
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Rick Howard
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The authors have reviewed more than 700 cases of insider threat attacks and developed a comprehensive list of mitigation controls that might have prevented them. The book is not very well organized, but the content represents the authoritative source on precursor behavior that may illuminate potential insider attacks. In that regard, it is a must-read for cyber security professionals. What is clear from reading the book is that there is no technical solution that will prevent in...more
Jorge Rodriguez
The book serves the purpose of providing data and statistics about the insider attack, and the behaviour we can expect from insiders. Makes good classifications of the cases it contains and educates the reader on the different kinds of insider attacks that he can expect. In my opinion the technical chapter could be a lot more technical, but helps demonstrating that easy to use, widespread tools can make a big difference. It can be a little repetitive with the cases and with the information, but...more
Vasil Kolev
The book is not good. It contains a lot of fear mongering, some ideas, but seems targeted mostly to clueless managers.
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