Breaches due to employees’ actions or inactions – whether their intentions were malicious or benign – remain a significant threat for companies. Given this landscape and the increasing cost of data security failures, it is not surprising that most companies have implemented employee monitoring initiatives in some form. We spoke to Leidos chief privacy officer Heidi Salow about the insider threats companies are facing today, how they can be managed and how to balance employee privacy and risk mitigation. See “How to Build Insider Risk Programs to Satisfy Global Employee Privacy Laws
” (Oct. 6, 2021).