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CERT Releases 2 Tools to Assess Insider Risk

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posted on 2024-02-29, 22:20 authored by Roger BlackRoger Black

According to a 2023 Ponemon study, the number of reported insider risk incidents and the costs associated with them continues to rise. With more than 7,000 reported cases in 2023, the average insider risk incident cost organizations over $600,000. To help organizations assess their insider risk programs and identify potential vulnerabilities that could result in insider threats, the SEI CERT Division has released two tools available for download on its website. Previously available only to licensed partners, the Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessment (ITVA) and Insider Threat Program Evaluation (ITPE) toolkits provide practical methods to assess your organization’s  ability to manage insider risk. This post describes the purpose and use of the toolkits, with a focus on the workbook components of the toolkits that are the primary methods of program assessment. 


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