The Facebook Insider

The Facebook Insider

Friday the 13th  is a day that has been long associated with bad omens. This became a reality for almost 30,000 Facebook staff though on Friday the 13th of  December. Almost 30,000 employee payroll records were stolen. The theft left information security professionals...
Trend Micro Insider Breach

Trend Micro Insider Breach

The Tokyo based cyber security company Trend Micro has revealed it has been the victim of a sophisticated insider threat attack. Customer records were accessed and exfiltrated by an employee then used by attackers in a vishing attack on Trend Micro customers....
Insider threat: former SEC investigator charged

Insider threat: former SEC investigator charged

The SEC investigator was charged with several crimes including unauthorized computer access and disclosure of confidential information. The defendant, Mr. Cohn, was the MD and Chief Compliance Officer at GBP Capital Holdings. Cohn allegedly accessed compromising...
Red Goat Insider Threat Report

Red Goat Insider Threat Report

Insider Threat Report 2019 finally released! Red Goat Cyber Security are proud to announce the results of their research into insider threat reporting. The research examines reporting observed in intentional insider threat cases and the factors that may influence the...
Red Goat finalists for Computer Security Awards 2019

Red Goat finalists for Computer Security Awards 2019

Red Goat Cyber Security has been recognised as a finalist in the 2019 Computing Security Awards. Partner and Co-founder, Lisa Forte, has been selected as a finalist for the “Contribution to Cyber Security” Award too. Red Goat, one of the leading experts in social...
Teiss Podcast on Insider Threat

Teiss Podcast on Insider Threat

“I really enjoyed making this podcast with Anna Delaney. She always asks hard interesting questions and it was great fun to discuss some of the more alarming cases of insider threats. I hope you enjoy this colourful episode!” Spotting the Insider Threat with Lisa...
Tales from the road: OSINT in the Washroom

Tales from the road: OSINT in the Washroom

I recently went for a meeting at a company’s office. This company had a few floors in a shared office building. Due to a large amount of black coffee being consumed during the lengthy meeting I needed to find the ladies room before departing. Thankfully there was one...
Online Radicalisation and Social Engineering

Online Radicalisation and Social Engineering

Online radicalisation and social engineering There has been a lot of media coverage here in the UK about a young woman who previously left the UK as a teenager to go to Syria and join Islamic State. She has recently expressed her desire to return to the UK, causing...