"Tech-It-Yourself" Insider Threat Overview: Leveraging the Benefits of Behavioral Science Research

November 10th, 2020

12:00pm – 1:00pm


MITRE’s insider threat capability is comprised of rigorous and data-driven frameworks, indicators, methodologies, interventions, operational successes, and thought leadership to counter the risk from harmful acts undertaken by trusted employees inside an organization. MITRE’s subject matter expertise uniquely spans a spectrum of harmful cyber and non-cyber (behavioral) insider attacks, including those that originate from malicious or non-malicious (e.g., negligent, mistaken, outsmarted) employees. We recognize that insider threat is not solely a technological issue but has an inherently human component. Our work uniquely leverages the behavioral sciences and technical sciences in combination to more effectively counter insider threat. Dr. Deanna Caputo, a social psychologist and MITRE’s Chief Scientist for Behavioral Sciences and Cybersecurity will provide an overview of insider threat research and present the MITRE Insider Risk Behavioral Framework.

Webinar Speakers

Dr. Deanna D. Caputo

Chief Scientist for Behavioral Sciences & Cyber Security Capabilities Senior Principal Behavioral Psychologist

The MITRE Corporation

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