active indicators


Visible to the public TWC SBE: Small: Identifying Malicious Insiders through Mouse Cursor Movements

The threat of malicious insiders is a top concern for governmental agencies and corporations. In general, malicious insiders are typically disgruntled employees who encounter a negative experience, or stressor, as a triggering event. Criminology research has long associated certain stressors with malicious behavior. Recent neuroscience and cognitive psychology research has unequivocally demonstrated that linkages exist between cognitive processing (e.g., cognitive conflict, emotion, arousal, etc.) and hand movements.