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Following the news that CIA are in the midst of a search for an insider who is suspected to have leaked last month’s information to Wikileaks. The agency said the material was stored in a highly secured location but that hundreds of people would still have had access.Piers Wilson, Head of Product Management at Huntsman Security commented below.
Piers Wilson, Head of Product Management at Huntsman Security:
“Whether individuals view this as the righteous act of a whistle-blower and a victory for free speech, an act of blatant treason, or something in-between, at its heart it is a failure of access controls and monitoring. The fact that an organisation built around a culture of confidentiality, with a high degree of security knowledge and employee screening, and which has suffered breaches in the past, can still fall victim to insider attacks is a...(continued)