BOSTON, March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In this upcoming webinar, leading insider threat expert and former federal prosecutor, Shawn Thompson, J.D., will explore the legal aspects of implementing an insider threat program, with a particular focus on insider threat monitoring and investigations. Register now to learn how to balance security needs with employee privacy. This webcast is being hosted by Insider Threat Management (ITM), the largest insider threat group on LinkedIn.
Mr. Thompson has handled several high-profile FBI investigations for insider threat. "For most security executives, balancing security with the privacy concerns of employees is a difficult challenge," explains Mr. Thompson. "In this webinar we will explore how to strike the right balance by articulating the governing legal framework pertaining to insider threat programs."
After this webcast, you will understand how to handle insider threat investigations regarding both criminal and civil litigation matters and best practices for implementing an insider threat program that includes training, policies, visibility and control. This webinar will explore the following questions and more:
- What are the rules pertaining to monitoring employees at work?
- What are employee privacy rights?
- Can social media accounts be monitored?
- Can employees be monitored outside of the workplace?
The webinar is scheduled for Thursday, April 7th at 1:30pm ET and is free to attend. Joining instructions are available on the event website; Insider Threat Law: Balancing Privacy and Protection
Shawn Thompson, J.D. possesses over 15 years' experience investigating, prosecuting, and managing insider threats. Mr. Thompson has held the following positions:
- Insider Threat Program Manager, Department of Defense
- Senior Litigation Attorney, Department of Defense
- Assistant General Counsel, Federal Bureau of Investigation
- Special Assistant United States Attorney, United States Department of Justice
- Special Agent, Department of Defense
Insider Threat Management (ITM) is the largest insider threat group on LinkedIn. ITM is a professional network of cybersecurity professionals and insider threat program managers. For more information visit: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8451582.
ObserveIT is the world's leading insider threat management software. ObserveIT's award-winning solution is complete with monitoring, detection, and prevention. The company is based in Boston, MA and has over 1,200 customers worldwide. For more information visit: www.observeit.com
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