Posts Tagged ‘ethics’

Insider Threat Example: Payroll Employee Threatens To Illegally Use Other Employees’ PII If Not Given a Good Review

Sunday, July 22nd, 2007

Here’s another example of the insider threat similar to situations that I’ve heard of happening many times throughout the years through conversations with folks at conferences and other professional meetings.


The Eyes of IT are Upon You! Curiosity Often Trumps Do The Right Thing According to New Study

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

At a company I did work for there was a middle manager in the IT area who liked to be the person “in the know.” At meetings he always would talk about ideas or plans that otherwise he should not have been privvy to.


Insider Threat Example: Leaked Clinton Memo Provides At Least 5 Good Security Lessons

Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

Mid-last week it was widely reported, probably more so in the national news than here in Iowa, that one of Hillary Clinton’s top campaign folks had written a memo to her urging her to skip Iowa and focus on other states. This leaked memo was the grist of much discussion on the political talk shows over the weekend.


Insider Threat Example: Ex-Coca-Cola Employees Sentenced to Prison For Trying To Sell Trade Secrets To Pepsi

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

An article broke yesterday that closely mirrors one of the discussion topics within the Human Factors seminar that I teach for the Norwich University MSIA program.