How to keep employees from stealing intellectual property

By , Network World |  Security, insider threat, intellectual property

We find a handful a year. Most of the time it's people who are leaving the company who want to take information with them not recognizing that that information doesn't belong to them. I've been briefing people on situational awareness, current threats and vulnerabilities including the insider threat. Your biggest ally against the insider threat is having everyone pay attention to the guy next to him. The insider threat is going to be more serious as we look at companies losing their intellectual property, and it's going to affect their bottom line. Our CEO is very serious about protecting intellectual property. Companies that don't think the insider threat is real, won't be in business for too many years. Data is the business, and if you start losing the data, you're not going to be in the business for long.

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