Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Governance & Risk Management , Insider Threat

Defending Against Malicious and Accidental Insiders

Veriato's Patrick Knight on New Strategies for Insider Threat Protection
Patrick Knight, senior director of cyber strategy and product management, Veriato

Malicious and accidental insiders alike have drawn renewed attention to the insider threat. Patrick Knight of Veriato offers new insight on the scale of the problem and how to tackle it.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco, Knight discusses:

  • The size of the insider threat problem;
  • Strategies to resolve it;
  • How insider threat defense aids regulatory compliance.

Knight is senior director of cyber strategy and product management at Veriato, which specializes in actionable user behavior analytics and insider threat protection. For over 17 years, he has helped enterprises protect against online threats through the development of anti-malware, network intrusion detection, computer and network forensics and encryption technologies. He is a writer and speaker on cybersecurity in multiple forums, including Virus Bulletin. He served in the U.S. Intelligence Community and the United States Army for 12 years in the fields of signals intelligence analysis and cryptanalysis and as a Russian and Serbo-Croatian linguist.

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Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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