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Insider Threat: A Guide to Understanding, Detecting, and Defending Against the Enemy from Within by Julie Mehan

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PREFACE

After many years in the intelligence community, one of the primary points I learned is that every report should start with the BLUF – Bottom Line Up Front. So here it is: insider threat is real; it is with us daily; it cannot be prevented without a valid insider threat detection, protection, and remediation program.

This book is written as an attempt to understand the environment and psychology that leads an individual from being an insider to becoming an insider threat. The news has recently been full of reporting on the insider threat, and has cast a spotlight on the potential dangers from those in our midst. Many credible security experts warn that any organization can become the target of an insider with an agenda. Understanding the ...

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