An employee just sent an email to our security team, “Tomorrow is my last day and I’d like to move some personal pictures I saved on my work drive to a personal drive. Just letting you know and I’ve copied my manager so everyone is in the loop. Let me know if you have any questions.”

Working together for the greater good of the company is good job security.

Whaaat? Since when do employees call out “I’m about to do something” to your security team? Is this just a randomly odd security minded employee? Yes…and no. At Code42 we’ve intentionally mended the gap between employees and the security team and we work harmoniously…

When we started using our Incydyr product at Code42, as more of a beta, we had the SecOps team managing it because they were already watching alerts on all our other security tools. Then we built out our Inside Risk Management (IRM) team and our tool has continued to evolve. So it only made sense that the IRM team own the tool that watches for data moving outside of our trusted network.

While building our IRM team, we benchmarked with companies of all sizes on how and if they were also building IRM teams and if so, under which org…

Chrysa Freeman

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