Michael Theis of CERT Insider Threat Center on Best Practices
The battle against insider threats requires a balance of sanctions and incentives, says Michael Theis of the CERT Insider Threat Center.
In a video interview at Information Security Media Group’s recent Cybersecurity Summit in Toronto, Theis discusses:
- The three types of positive incentives to mitigate insider threats;
- Why organizational support of an individual is so critical;
- Balancing sanctions and incentives.
Theis is chief counterintelligence expert at Carnegie Mellon’s CERT Insider Threat Center. He has more than 25 years of experience as a counterintelligence supervisory special agent supporting the U.S. intelligence community and more than 30 years of concurrent computer systems engineering experience.