The Cyber-Insider Threat—a Real and Ever-Present Danger

In brief: This tool provides directors with an overview of insider threats that they should consider when assessing the mosaic of cyber-risks posed to the company. This brief, written by USAA, BNY Mellon, and Leidos and originally appearing in the Cyber Risk Oversight 2020: Key Principles and Practical Guidance for Corporate Boardsfocuses on ensuring that boards are equipped with the questions they need to ask when considering insider threats to the organization.

This resource can help your board to

  • consider insider cyber threats facing the corporation,
  • pose key questions to management to understand insider threats to the organization, and
  • assess which key risks the board should prepare to face.

Most relevant audiences: Risk committee chairs, risk committee members, and CISOs