Josh Schulte: CIA insider gone south or repugnant criminal?

Josh Schulte: CIA insider gone south or repugnant criminal?

Josh Schulte, believed to have been the source of the leaked the "Vault 7" Wikileaks trove of CIA tools, has been charged with a heinous crime concerning illegal images.

06/11/18

CIA contractor secretly hoards his classified work

CIA contractor secretly hoards his classified work

Former CIA contractor Reynaldo Regis pled guilty to keeping secret notebooks of his work within the CIA from 2006-2016 and storing the notebooks in his home.

05/30/18

David Jewberg — social engineering the Russia conversation

David Jewberg — social engineering the Russia conversation

The David Jewberg persona trolled Russian and Ukrainian media. The question remains: Was it the alter ego of Dan Rapoport or a creation to social engineer the Russian dialog?

05/29/18

Chinese citizen tries to steal advanced robotic technology IP

Chinese citizen tries to steal advanced robotic technology IP

Medrobotics' CEO caught Dong Liu in the company's conference room attempting to steal advanced robotic intellectual property.

05/23/18

Theft of North Korean secrets may have pushed Kim Jong Un into talks

Theft of North Korean secrets may have pushed Kim Jong Un into talks

The ultimate insider has made off with North Korea's cyber intelligence, counterintelligence and nuclear secrets, causing people to think that's why Kim Jong Un met with South Korea's leader.

05/14/18

Apple means business when protecting intellectual property

Apple means business when protecting intellectual property

Apple takes the protection of intellectual property very seriously. In 2017, it says 27 people were caught and 12 arrested for revealing inside information.

05/04/18

Aviation industry takes steps to mitigate insider threats

Aviation industry takes steps to mitigate insider threats

The aviation industry realizes insider threats are a reality and is working within the public-private partnership to heighten awareness of them.

04/26/18

Charter Communications, who can you trust?

Charter Communications, who can you trust?

Charter Communications, its union, its customers and the New York attorney general all are experiencing trust issues.

04/20/18

No Congressional background check for IT contractor charged with fraud

No Congressional background check for IT contractor charged with fraud

Imran Awan was an IT contractor to members of Congress, with access to their email servers, yet not even a basic background check was conducted.

04/10/18

Paper healthcare records highly vulnerable, yet often overlooked

Paper healthcare records highly vulnerable, yet often overlooked

It isn't just digital healthcare records that are vulnerable. Paper records are regularly compromised -- and they're the easiest for healthcare organizations to protect.

04/06/18

Iran's need to steal intellectual property

Iran's need to steal intellectual property

The indictment of nine Iranians by the DOJ is one in a long string of incursions by Iran to compromise trusted insiders and steal intellectual property.

03/30/18

Former employee visits cloud and steals company data

Former employee visits cloud and steals company data

Shared credentials may have facilitated a former medical center employee's access to the HIPAA data stored in the cloud after his termination.

03/21/18

Vengeance by DDoS: No one is immune

Vengeance by DDoS: No one is immune

The DDoS attack is showing up as one of the tools used to extract vengeance against companies, organizations, and individuals. Companies need a defense plan.

03/14/18

Keep those nuclear secrets secret. No problem, I'll hoard them in my attic

Keep those nuclear secrets secret. No problem, I'll hoard them in my attic

Weldon Marshall recently pled guilty to stealing U.S government secrets associated with the U.S. nuclear weapons systems and keeping them in his Texas home.

03/07/18

U.S. cybersecurity threat risk remains high -- no signs of lessening

U.S. cybersecurity threat risk remains high -- no signs of lessening

The U.S. Director National Intelligence says the public and private sectors in the U.S. are at continual risk and the country should expect cyber attacks from nation state and non-state actors.

02/27/18

When employee access exceeds trust, IP goes missing

When employee access exceeds trust, IP goes missing

Companies may be tempting fate by giving interns deep access to company data, as these two examples of intellectual property theft show.

02/26/18

Sinovel Wind Group found guilty of IP theft valued at $800 million

Sinovel Wind Group found guilty of IP theft valued at $800 million

While American Superconductor's data logs and stores were helpful in convicting Sinovel Wind Group of IP theft, a data loss prevention strategy could have identified the thieves' activities sooner.

02/21/18

Cyber espionage: China wants Japanese firms’ intellectual property

Cyber espionage: China wants Japanese firms’ intellectual property

Cyber groups within China are targeting Japanese companies involved in heavy industry and national infrastructure as part of a multifaceted effort to create the Chinese strategic playbook.

02/15/18

Contractor hacks former employer, destroys and corrupts data

Contractor hacks former employer, destroys and corrupts data

Edward Soybel was let go by W. W. Grainger and subsequently hacked his way back into the company to access customer databases to destroy and corrupt the data.

01/17/18

China and Germany in a dust up over cybersecurity

China and Germany in a dust up over cybersecurity

Germany calls out China on their lack of progress on bilateral cybersecurity efforts, while China continues to target German companies for intellectual property theft.

01/03/18

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