Global companies that are expanding their insider risk programs to address cyber threats are colliding with many nations’ stringent employee privacy laws. Security leaders rolling out companywide workforce monitoring now must adjust to adhere to local laws and gain workers’ trust while still protecting the company’s networks and data. This article highlights steps to achieve this delicate balance while maximally combatting cyberattacks. It includes insights from lawyers at Hogan Lovells, Hunton Andrews Kurth, Linklaters and cybersecurity experts from CGI, Check Point and Forcepoint on building global insider risk programs, and it includes comments from a recent Venable webinar. See “Evolution and Mitigation of Insider Cyber Threats During COVID-19” (Jul. 29, 2020).