Insider Threats Are On the Rise:
A Live Discussion with the Ponemon Institute

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Recorded live on Feb. 1st, 2022

Insider threats continue to be a significant — yet frequently overlooked — cybersecurity threat within organizations. In fact, in the past two years, insider threat incidents increased by 44%, and the annual cost of those threats increased from $11.45 million to $15.38 million.1

Insider threat risks are clearly an area that organizations cannot afford to ignore. So how can you enhance your cybersecurity measures to protect both users and the organization as a whole?

Join Dr. Larry Ponemon of Ponemon Institute and Brian Reed of Proofpoint in this 30-minute live webinar to review the results of the new 2022 Cost of Insider Threats Global Report and offer insights into what the data means for your organization.

You will learn:

  • How to recognize the three insider threat profiles, and why they’re trending up
  • The impact of the increase in the number of days required to contain an insider threat incident
  • Which industries are being targeted the most (and why)
  • How organizations can potentially save millions by implementing a dedicated, people-centric Insider Threat Management program


1. 2022 Ponemon Cost of Insider Threats Global Report


Dr. Larry Ponemon

Chairman and Founder, Ponemon Institute

Dr. Larry Ponemon is the Chairman and Founder of Ponemon Institute and is considered a pioneer in privacy auditing and the Responsible Information Management or RIM framework. Dr. Ponemon was appointed to the Advisory Committee for Online Access & Security for the United States Federal Trade Commission. He was appointed by the White House to the Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee for the Department of Homeland Security. Dr. Ponemon was also appointed to two California State task forces on privacy and data security laws. He is a member of Shared Assessments’ Advisory Board. Dr. Ponemon earned his Ph.D. at Union College. He has a Master’s degree from Harvard University and attended the doctoral program in system sciences at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Ponemon earned his Bachelors with Highest Distinction from the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Information Privacy Professional.

Brian Reed

Insider Threat Evangelist, Proofpoint

Brian Reed is our Cybersecurity Evangelist at Proofpoint. He comes to Proofpoint from Gartner where he focused on a wide variety of topics - cloud security, data security, incident response, insider threats and security awareness. Since 2015, he published over 50 thought-leading research notes at Gartner, including Cool Vendors reports, Market Guides for Digital Forensics and Incident Response Services and Security Awareness Training, Risk Management research, as well as the last two Gartner Magic Quadrants for Enterprise DLP. Previous to Gartner, he spent over 15 years in a variety of business development, product management, sales and system engineering roles, at companies including Sourcefire (acquired by Cisco), HP, McAfee and Internet Security Systems (acquired by IBM). He is well known in the information security industry and has spoken at numerous Gartner events, as well as other industry events globally. Brian also serves as an advisory board member and holds a BA degree from The University of Georgia and an MBA from Kennesaw State University.