Lessons from the DuPont breach: Five ways to stop data leaks

Thursday, 1 March 2007, 10:25 AM EST

In the five months Gary Min was stealing $400 million worth of proprietary information from a DuPont database, he downloaded and accessed more than 15 times as many documents as the next-highest user of the system. But he wasn't caught until after he left the company for a rival firm.

Min pleaded guilty last November to misappropriating DuPont data and is scheduled to be sentenced on March 29. His case is only the latest to highlight a lack of internal controls for dealing with insider threats at many companies.

At Computerworld.

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