BOSTON, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ObserveIT, the leading insider threat monitoring and analytics solution provider with more than 1,500 customers around the world, today announced that on Tuesday, September 19th at 1:00 p.m. EDT, guest speaker, Forrester Senior Analyst Joseph Blankenship, and ObserveIT CEO Mike McKee will be the featured presenters during a free webinar on how insider threats harm enterprises and how security teams can defend against them.
The ObserveIT presentation featuring Forrester, "Cybersecurity Game Changers: A Look at Insider Threat Technologies," is part of ObserveIT's ongoing educational program for IT and security professionals, and will provide guidance on how to detect, investigate and eliminate risks associated with the people - contractors, vendors, privileged users and business users - who have access to an organization's critical information and assets.
Security and IT teams can register for the free webinar here.
With inside knowledge and access to sensitive data and systems, insiders can inflict significant harm through fraud, intellectual property theft, and sabotage. Because these insiders are trusted resources that require access to data and systems to do their jobs, threats can be difficult to identify and prevent. Stopping users from maliciously or inadvertently putting their organizations at risk requires defined processes, and technology tools to detect out-of-policy and anomalous user actions.
Key takeaways from the webinar will include:
•Facts on how insiders can pose substantial threats to enterprises;
•Best practices for defending against insider threats; and
•Understanding the technology tools that can detect, investigate and prevent insider threats.
"We are proud be hosting Forrester's Joe Blankenship, one of the industry's foremost experts on cybersecurity, to help demystify insider threats," said ObserveIT CEO Mike McKee. "Many enterprises now recognize that guarding against insider threats is as important, if not more important, than protecting against external threats. Our discussion will help security teams better understand this threat, and arm them with actionable information to make their organizations more secure."
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