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ManTech’s Kevin Phillips: Gov’t Employee Vetting Info Can Improve Industry Insider Threat Detection

Jeff Brody
Kevin Phillips

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 29, 2020 — Kevin Phillips, CEO of ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) and a 2020 Wash100 winner, has said that the government should be open to sharing information about its employee vetting process with the industry in order to prevent future security breaches, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 21.

“If the information goes to every insider threat lead for every company, that’s great,” Phillips told Federal News Network in an interview posted Jan. 17. “They’re going to be trained. They’re going to be expected, if that’s the security professional, to be the same person.”

He added that contractors want to use the employee information to identify potential insider threats, not to monitor personnel.

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