May 17, 2016 10:00:00 AM

When Your "Insider Threat" Isn’t an Insider

A classic urban legend and horror movie trope involves the hapless victim being repeatedly terrorized by creepy and threatening phone calls. When the police are called, they begin to trace the calls. Later, after continued harassment the police call back and tell the victim, “We’ve traced the call! It’s coming from inside the house!” On your network, the attacker is likely to be able to get a foothold “inside the house” as well.

Topics: Insider Threats