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#cpfield Adding custom groups to GI Risk Event calculation

Add “risky user groups” or custom groups to risk event calculation — Sample use case -- Employees who failed internal phishing tests are less “security-conscious” and they are considered ”risky user group” in the company.  Perhaps their clientIPs or usernames are easier to be compromised via phishing attacks. Access to sensitive objects / risks by those risky user groups / clientIPs be in the future GI risk event calculations.

  • Guest
  • Sep 20 2022
  • Needs more information
  • Admin
    JOSHUA KLAHN commented
    5 Dec 03:05pm

    We need more information on this idea. We have a Risk Engine which takes in a variety of data sources and calculates Risk. We also have analytics which looks for deviations in normal behavior. We also consider user activity in the risk calculation. For example, administrative activity. I need to understand the desired outcome from this idea.

    Questions:
    - Do you want the analytics to ALWAYS look at this group of users?
    - Do you want to heavily weight the group of users in risk calculations?
    - Do you want to temporarily consider this group of users risky or are they always risky?

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