Modelling of Enterprise Insider Threats

Puloma Roy, Chandan Mazumdar

Abstract

In this paper, a position has been taken to include the non-human active agents as insiders of an enterprise, as opposed to only human insiders as found in the literature. This eliminates the necessity of including the psycho-social and criminological behavioural traits to be incorporated in the management of insider threats. A framework of an Enterprise has been developed and it is shown that within the framework, both the human and non-human agents can be modelled as insider threats in a uniform manner. An example case has been analysed as supporting evidences for the point of view.

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Roy P. and Mazumdar C. (2015). Modelling of Enterprise Insider Threats . In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy - Volume 1: ICISSP, ISBN 978-989-758-081-9, pages 132-136. DOI: 10.5220/0005327901320136


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@conference{icissp15,
author={Puloma Roy and Chandan Mazumdar},
title={Modelling of Enterprise Insider Threats},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy - Volume 1: ICISSP,},
year={2015},
pages={132-136},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005327901320136},
isbn={978-989-758-081-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy - Volume 1: ICISSP,
TI - Modelling of Enterprise Insider Threats
SN - 978-989-758-081-9
AU - Roy P.
AU - Mazumdar C.
PY - 2015
SP - 132
EP - 136
DO - 10.5220/0005327901320136