Damian Skeeles
[Proofpoint ]
Damian Skeeles, CISSP is a Cyber Security Expert with over 20 years experience in Networking, Email Security, SIEM, Cloud Security and Fraud Detection.

He enjoys the challenge of working on complex technical solutions that help organisations secure their data. Prior to Proofpoint, Damian worked at Anomali, HPE, Shelde and ArcSight.

The Insider’s Motive - The Threat Landscape in a Pandemic

Technical Level (3 being the highest score): 3

Within a few short months, digital transformation programmes have been accelerated or upset entirely, and with it, projects around insider threats have been similarly brought forward. Large numbers of knowledge-based workers now spend their day outside the traditional controlled office environment, leading to higher risks when working with sensitive data of both accidental and deliberate leaks.

Unfortunately, many are also being furloughed or made redundant, and can find themselves in situations where taking company data with them can provide an advantage in a competitive labour market.

This talk will discuss the delve into the nature of insider threats – their motivations, methodologies, and how these have changed in the current climate. It will also delve into risk mitigation techniques, and finish with a live demo of the Proofpoint ITM platform.

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