Governance & Risk Management , Insider Threat

CISO Panel: Tackling the Insider Threat

At RSA Conference, CISOs Share Strategies for Mitigating the Accidental Insider
(From left:) Dawn Cappelli, Sujeet Bambawale, Solomon Adote, Tony Pepper and ISMG's Tom Field

Technology has enabled a whole new wave of "accidental" insider threats - people who make a mistake or are taken advantage of by attackers. What role can technology now play in improving insider threat detection and response? Three CISOs share their insights.

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Joining ISMG's Tom Field to discuss insider threat are: Dawn Cappelli, vice president of global security and CISO of Rockwell Automation; Sujeet Bambawale, CISO of 7-Eleven; Solomon Adote, chief security officer of the state of Delaware; and Tony Pepper, CEO and co-founder of Egress Software Technologies.

In a video panel discussion at RSA 2020, this group addresses:

  • The evolution of the insider threat;
  • The role of technology in improving detection and response;
  • What's needed to help insider threat programs continue to mature.

Cappelli joined Rockwell from Carnegie Mellon University where she was founder and director of the CERT Insider Threat Center. She is recognized as one of the world's leaders in insider threat mitigation.

Prior to joining 7-Eleven, Bambawale spent five years at NetApp and over 10 years with Intuit after working with the information security and risk management teams at Ernst & Young and KMPG. He also led enterprise security at LifeLock, which was acquired by Symantec's Consumer Business Unit shortly after.

Prior to joining the state of Delaware, Adote led FMC Inc.'s global IT cybersecurity team for six years. He was responsible for the security of a complex, 90-site international manufacturing and corporate network.

Pepper is CEO & Co-Founder of Egress, overseeing all aspects of business growth and innovation.


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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