Insider Threat Assessment

While many executives focus their organization’s efforts and financial resources on protecting their internal networks from external threats, like hackers, malware, intruders, and so on, a more dangerous organizational threat is often overlooked and sometimes ignored: the insider threat.The insider threat refers to a trusted employee or contractor who intentionally orunintentionally performs an unauthorized action that causes a degradation of service or theft of confidential data or intellectual property. ISIT’s insider threat assessment looks into administrative and technical gaps and recommends policies, procedures and technical controls to mitigate insider threats.