Tag: wikileaks

  • Wikileaks and data theft

    A colleague of mine, Bill Munroe, is VP Marketing at Verdasys, the first of the agent DLP vendors and the most established of  the independent pure play DLP technology companies. (No. I do not have a business relationship with Verdasys).  Bill has written a paper entitled “Protecting against Wikileaks events and the trusted insider threat” […]

  • Bank of America and Wikileaks

    First reported in the Huffington Post in November 2010, the Bank of America has set up a Wikileaks defense team after an announcement by Julian Assange that Wikileaks has information from a 5GB hard drive of a Bank of America executive. In a burst of wikipanic, Bank of America has dived into full-on counterespionage mode…15 […]

  • Government Agencies Need to Comply with White House Directive to Keep WikiLeaks Documents Off of Their Networks

    Yes – there is apparently a White House directive to keep Wikileaks documents off Federal networks – according to a directive from the White House Office of Management & Budget on the treatment of classified documents. WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – The United States said on Monday that it deeply regretted the release of any classified […]

  • WikiLeaks Breach – trusted insiders not hackers

    With a delay of almost 10 years – SCIAM has published an article on the insider threat – WikiLeaks Breach Highlights Insider Security As one of the pioneers in the DLP space (data loss prevention) and an active data security consultant in the field since 2003 – I am not surprised when civilians like the […]