Future-Proofing Businesses Against Insider Risks: Tim Kirkham on Managing Dell’s Global Security

In this episode, Fred Burton interviews Tim Kirkham, Senior Director and Global Head of Investigations and Insider Risk Management at Dell Technologies. With a distinguished career transitioning from over 29 years in law enforcement, including two decades as a Special Agent in the FBI, to spearheading Dell’s global security strategy, Tim’s expertise offers invaluable wisdom. Through his leadership, Dell navigates over 6000 investigations annually, safeguarding against fraud, insider threats, and more, securing its competitive edge.

Tim’s remarkable shift from a seasoned FBI Special Agent to a pioneer of Dell’s security strategy demonstrates the power of leveraging extensive law enforcement experience within the corporate sector. Whether you’re a business leader or an aspiring investigator, this episode is a must-listen, offering a roadmap to innovative, comprehensive risk management strategies in the digital age.

Tune in to his conversation with Fred Burton to hear: 

  • Optimal leadership practices in corporate investigations and strategies for integrating these approaches into your security program.
  • The evolution of insider threat investigations and his forward-looking perspective on the emerging threats and opportunities in the insider risk landscape for 2024 and beyond.
  • The pivotal role of effective communication and the strategic importance of starting small in the development of insider threat programs.

For more information on combatting insider threats, take a look at Ontic Resources.