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 The Insider Threat is the Most Serious Threat

2/25/2014 12:00 AM
2/25/2014 12:00 AM
February 25, 2014
1:00–2:00 p.m. ET


Every day, billions of people around the world rely on the internet to conduct business. And every day, some of those figure out how to breach our best attempts at information security and sometimes they are coming from the inside. Join The IIA as we explore high-profile examples of broken security measures and lessons learned.


Course Duration: 1 hour
CPE Hours Available: 1
Knowledge Level: Intermediate
Field of Study: Auditing
Prerequisites: None
Advance Preparation: None
Delivery Format: Internet Group Live



MacDonnell Ulsch
CEO and Chief Analyst, ZeroPoint Risk Research LLC
MacDonnell Ulsch is CEO and Chief Analyst at ZeroPoint Risk Research LLC in Boston and specializes in investigating cyber breaches, advising several federal agencies and private sector clients. He has held executive security and risk positions in private industry, served as Trusted Advisor to the United States Secrecy Commission, and worked with former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn on information security policy. Ulsch was a national security source for Dan Brown’s novel “Digital Fortress.” Formerly with the National Security Institute, he now serves on its advisory board, and was appointed to the TechTarget Security Media Advisory Board. A Distinguished Fellow of the Ponemon Institute, he is the author of the book, “Threat! Managing  Risk in a Hostile World,” published by The IIA Research Foundation. Currently, he is writing “CYBER THREAT! How to Control the Growing Risk of Cyber Attacks,” to be published in 2014 by John Wiley & Sons Inc. His monthly research advisory, “CyberBreach Situation Report,” has an audience of approximately half a million professionals. He speaks often at industry events, including The IIA, in the U.S. and abroad.