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Dealing with Insider Cybersecurity Threats

X9 Seminar – Dealing with Insider Cybersecurity Threats: SEI Research and Perspectives

This seminar is co-sponsored by the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) of Carnegie Mellon University and the Accredited Standards Committee X9, Financial Industry Standards.

The SEI has developed a substantial body of research and best practices for dealing with insider cybersecurity threats. This webinar presents four short briefings on this work from leading SEI researchers followed by an interactive panel and audience Q&A.

  • Insider Threats in the Banking & Finance Sector. Randy Trzeciak, SEI Manager Enterprise Threat and Vulnerability Management team.
  • Using Narrative Structures to Detect Insider Risks. Kurt Wallnau, SEI Senior Member of the Technical Staff.
  • The Role of Positive Incentives in Reducing Insider Threats. Andrew Moore, SEI Senior Member of the Technical Staff.
  • Insider Anomaly Detection. Daniel Costa, SEI Insider Threat Technical Solutions Lead.


SEI public reports include Insider Threat Study: Illicit Cyber Activity Involving Fraud in the U.S. Financial Services Sector


X9 Seminar Information:

Date: Friday, February 17, 2017
Time: 12:00 noon EDT – 1:30 PM EDT


About the Software Engineering Institute (SEI)

For over three decades, the Software Engineering Institute has been helping government and industry organizations to acquire, develop, operate, and sustain software systems that are innovative, affordable, enduring, and trustworthy. We serve the nation as a Federally Funded Research and Development Center sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense and are based at Carnegie Mellon University, a global research university annually rated among the best for its programs in computer science and engineering.

The SEI CERT Division is a national asset in the field of cybersecurity that is recognized as a trusted, authoritative organization dedicated to improving the security and resilience of computer systems and networks. The CERT Division regularly partners with government, industry, law enforcement, and academia to develop advanced methods and technologies to counter large-scale, sophisticated cyber threats.

For more on SEI research on financial cyber security, visit

Jim Northey (Itivity) and Bob Binder (SEI) served as co-chairs of the X9 D14 working group and will moderate the panel.