LTG Mary Legere — Cyber Security Risks and How to Fight Back

Cyber security breaches of large and small companies continue to make headlines, and it is an area LTG Mary Legere, Senior Intelligence Office for the United States Army is interested in exploring.

Yet, despite all of the new technology and vigilance companies use, many are still not prepared to fully protect their data from a variety of security threats. Here is a list of the more common security threats businesses face and what they can do to protect against them.

Insider attacks are one of the largest threats facing company data and systems. Disgruntled and careless employees have the potential to cause serious damage for a company.

To eliminate the threat of disgruntled employees causing damage, it is important for companies to identify and limit privileged user accounts and terminate them immediately upon the employee’s departure from the company.

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About LTG Mary Legere

LTG Mary Legere is career Intel Officer in the United States Army. She is the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, and is currently one of the Army’s two highest-ranking women.
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