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Cognitio Unveils Insider360™ Threat Risk Mitigation Services, Enabling Clients to Assess and Reduce Risk of Critical Compromise
[October 19, 2017]

Cognitio Unveils Insider360™ Threat Risk Mitigation Services, Enabling Clients to Assess and Reduce Risk of Critical Compromise

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognitio, a strategic consulting and engineering firm led by a team of former senior technology executives from the U.S. Intelligence Community and financial sector, has announced a set of offerings based on their insider threat mitigation framework, the Insider360™.

Many of the data breaches happening today are caused by insiders, either maliciously, or as a result of negligent action. Organizations that identify and understand their unique insider threat vulnerabilities and take steps to address them are better positioned to prevent incidents and mitigate impacts to their business. The Insider360™ helps organizations understand the implications of managing insider risk, which improves business operations and investment planning.

Cognitio's Insider360™-based assessments were developed by and are led by a team of consultants who not only hold industry and government certifications in insider risk mitigation, but who also possess unparalleled insider assessment experience from running government counterintelligence operations. The methodology includes a gap analysis and results in action plans tailored to client business and mission needs.

Cognitio's leadership has spent years working across multiple sectors of the economy and in government agencies, helping organizations protect what matters most. Cognitio's commercial client list includes major corporations in the financial services, healthcare and pharmaceutical, food & beverage, aerospace & defense, automotive, and information technology sectors Cognitio has helped empower these clients with objective data and expert recommendations to improve their cybersecurity posture, reduce digital risk, and reduce their IT spend.

Cognitio's insider threat mitigation offerings augment an existing portfolio of services in digital risk reduction and compliance, including:

  • Cyber 360 – A set of independent assessment services that include compliance, but extend far beyond to help yield an enhanced security posture
  • CISO-as-as-Service – Outsourced CISO services to assist clients in standup and/or operation of technology security programs
  • IV&V Services – Independent verification and validation of compliance based on applicable regulations and standards

"Using our Insider360™ framework, Cognitio helps clients reduce risk from the most serious cyber threats facing businesses today. Our methods save resources and reduce the potential impact of cyber crime while meeting government compliance requirements without impeding business agility. Boards and shareholders benefit from optimizing IT spend and addressing uncertainty over what to do to reduce this growing risk," said Cognitio CEO Roger Hockenberry.

For more information on Cognitio and our Insider360™ offering see:

About Cognitio

Cognitio is a privately-held strategic consulting and technology engineering company founded in 2014 to bring the leading-edge practices of the Intelligence Community to a broader set of government and commercial organizations. Founded and managed by former CTOs of the Central Intelligence Agency and Defense Intelligence Agency, Cognitio helps Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, and technology providers better manage risk, leverage their data, and deploy best-of-breed technology through their cybersecurity, data analytics, cloud computing and advisory offerings. For more information, visit, or sign up for CTOvision ( and the Daily Threat Brief (

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