Dark reading has a good basic article on How To Prevent An Illicit Data Dump that is a summary of a research report that they did.
[Excerpted from "How to Prevent an Illicit Data Dump," a new report posted this week on Dark Reading's Insider Threat Tech Center.] The headline occurs almost every day lately -- a large enterprise or government agency loses a huge cache of data through the actions of an employee. Whether it's a malicious theft and posting, a la WikiLeaks, or an unintentional compromise of sensitive business information, the affected organization is put in a position of serious riskNow the report and article offer a lot of advice that can come down to setting proper rules and employee misconduct which can lead to data breaches or Telecom Fraud.
Set your rules, enforce them:
- Set password rules
- Monitor activity
- Educate your employees