Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

GDPR Spurs Interest in Insider Threat Prevention

Tony Pepper of Egress Software Technologies on Breach Detection Innovations
Tony Pepper, CEO and co-founder, Egress Software Technologies

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation, which has tough breach notification requirements, is spurring global interest in technologies to help prevent insider breaches, says Tony Pepper of Egress Software Technologies.

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In an interview at Information Security Media Group's recent New York Security Summit, Pepper discusses:

  • Why data breach prevention has become a boardroom issue;
  • Real-time breach detection advances;
  • Using machine learning and artificial intelligence to detect insider anomalies.

A co-founder of Egress Software Technologies, Pepper currently serves as its CEO. Previously, he held executive management positions at Reflex Magnetics, Pointsec Mobile Technologies and Check Point Software Technologies.

About the Author

Mathew J. Schwartz

Mathew J. Schwartz

Executive Editor, DataBreachToday & Europe, ISMG

Schwartz is an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience in magazines, newspapers and electronic media. He has covered the information security and privacy sector throughout his career. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2014, where he now serves as the executive editor, DataBreachToday and for European news coverage, Schwartz was the information security beat reporter for InformationWeek and a frequent contributor to DarkReading, among other publications. He lives in Scotland.

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