Finding the Needle in the Needle Stack: Creative Approaches to Insider Threat Investigations

Emily Wicki
Morgan Stanley

Track 2

Insiders pose a unique threat by virtue of their knowledge of, and access to their employers’ systems and data. Because insiders’ everyday activity requires legitimate use of this knowledge and access, relying on anomaly detection alone to distinguish malicious activity is insufficient. This talk showcases how effective insider threat mitigation requires a digital forensics team enabled by solid tools and creative techniques.

Emily Wicki
Emily is a digital forensics examiner at Morgan Stanley on the Insider Threat Investigations team. In her role, Emily helps protect the firm against insider threats by conducting investigations and working to improve forensic tooling and techniques.