Mitigate Risk from Insider Threats: Insights & Advice

Featuring Joseph Blankenship from Forrester

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Recorded live on September 14, 2022


Insider threats are a top concern for CISOs. Remote work, cloud adoption, and employee turnover have created a perfect storm for organizations trying to protect their most strategic and sensitive data. Understanding the best response to careless, malicious, and compromised users is imperative to managing insider threats and helping your organization minimize brand and financial damage.

During National Insider Threat Awareness Month, join our special one-hour webinar with guest speaker, Forrester Research’s Joseph Blankenship, VP and Research Director for Security & Risk, to learn:

  • How the current macroeconomic environment is impacting insider threats and what it means going forward
  • How employee turnover – often dubbed the Great Resignation or Great Reshuffle – increases the risk of insider threats
  • Practical advice and lessons learned from real-world examples of insider threats
  • How to take a proactive, context-driven approach to managing insider threats


Joseph Blankenship

VP, Research Director at Forrester Research

Joseph supports security and risk (S&R) professionals, helping clients develop security strategies and make informed decisions to protect against cyberattacks. As a research director for S&R, he leads the analyst team researching security leadership, the role of the CISO, infrastructure and operations, detection and response, and Forrester’s Zero Trust model of information security. His research focuses on insider threat prevention, security operations, and security management.Joseph has presented at industry events, been quoted in the media, and written on a variety of security topics.

Brian Reed

Director of Cybersecurity Strategy at Proofpoint

Brian Reed is our Director of Cybersecurity Strategy 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. Prior 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.