Careless and Malicious Insiders: The Threat PersistsSolarWinds' Tim Brown on Managing Complexity and Insider Risks
Careless and malicious insiders, overly complex IT infrastructure and having an excess of privileged users continue to pose serious risks to the integrity of corporate cybersecurity practices, says Timothy Brown of SolarWinds.
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, Brown also discusses:
- Top takeaways from SolarWinds' fifth annual Public Sector Cybersecurity Survey Report;
- Why insiders continue to pose such a threat;
- The most important steps that IT and security professionals should be taking now to protect their organizations.
Brown serves as vice president of security for SolarWinds, with responsibility for internal IT security, product security and security strategy. He is a former Dell Fellow and CTO, with over 20 years of experience developing and implementing security technology. He has been on the board of the Open Identity Exchange and a member of the Trans Global Secure Collaboration Program, and he holds 18 issued patents on security-related topics.