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Dtex Systems VP of Federal David Wilcox Presents at Fifth Annual Insider Threat Summit

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Government, Technology Industry Veteran Will Show Attendees How To Understand, Detect, Mitigate Insider Threats

San Jose, California, April 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dtex Systems, the leader in insider threat intelligence and detection, today announced that David Wilcox, VP of Federal Government for Dtex Systems, will speak at the fifth annual Insider Threat Summit in Monterey, California. Insider threats continue to be one of the most difficult security problems to solve in the public and private sectors. Wilcox will focus on the complex challenges government faces when it comes to insider threat defense. By drawing on his 38-plus years of government security experience, he will demonstrate how programs built on strategies and innovations that achieve visibility over human behaviors can reduce significantly the level of insider risk within organizations.

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“The insider threat materializes in multiple forms. Malicious insiders like Edward Snowden command the most attention but there is another group that creates the majority of risk. These include negligent employees and those whose credentials have been compromised by outside attackers,” said Wilcox. “To contend with challenges, agencies are faced with having to wade through numerous vendor pitches as well as adhere to strict purchasing guidelines and regulations. I'll offer guidance on how to understand what it takes to address the insider threat as well as how to make effective technology acquisitions.”

The Insider Threat Summit is being held April 17 and 18 at the Monterey Marriott in Monterey, Calif. Wilcox will present on April 17 at 4:35 PM PDT. For more information on the summit, visit: https://www.insiderthreatevents.com/agendas.

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About Dtex Systems

Dtex turns employees, executives, contractors and partners into trusted insiders. The award-winning Dtex Advanced User Behavior Intelligence Platform reduces insider threat risk by providing intelligence about behaviors and activities across massive numbers of distributed users. Dtex combines the largest library of known malicious and negligent behaviors, machine learning and advanced analytics. This gives the platform the power to detect insider threats in near real time, reduce false positives, and free security and risk professionals from having to spend time analyzing overwhelming volumes of data and logs. Dtex is scalable and deploys quickly. It only collects light-weight data needed to identify risky behaviors, which never slows network, endpoint or user performance. Patented anonymization capabilities protect privacy and ensure compliance. Investors include Wing Venture Capital and Norwest Venture partners. Customers include the world’s leading banks, manufacturers, healthcare organizations, government agencies, and law firms. The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Williams Formula 1 Racing, and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer are among customers using Dtex to reduce insider threat risk. https://www.dtexsystems.com/

Joe Franscella
Dtex Systems

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