Posts By Andy Kicklighter

Mar 04, 2015 By Andy Kicklighter In Blog

Insider Threats: Painful Lessons Learned

When a government agency or business suffers a major breach, much of the subsequent attention focuses on the outside hackers who penetrated cyber defenses to access networks and steal valuable data. But one of the most important lessons we learned in the past year was this: In the vast majority of large breaches that occurred, there was a...

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Sep 03, 2014 By Andy Kicklighter In Blog

Data-Centric Security is Needed to Stem Rising Federal Data Breaches

New revelations by the GAO of federal security incidents provide further evidence, as if we needed it, that traditional security approaches on their own are no match against today’s sophisticated attacks on agency networks. The rising tide of breaches points to an urgent need for agencies to move to a data-centric model for protecting...

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