Six ways to stop data leaks
During the five months when 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 most active 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 at many companies for dealing with insider threats.
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