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The Insider Threat: How Privileged Users Put Critical Data at Risk

In July 2013, the final sentencing of an Army Private brought to a close an espionage trial involving the greatest leak of sensitive information in US history The database breach in the WikiLeaks case led president Obama to sign an executive order intended to address the insider threat. Among other things, it created an inter-agency task force and urged federal employees to observe their coworkers and flag questionable behavior or circumstances.