It seems this new leak has occurred after the breaches of sensitive data from the National Security Agency (NSA). Those leaks lead many organizations to address their policies and procedures for insider threats.
"Snowden led many public and private sector organizations to revisit their policies and procedures for addressing the insider threat and preventing data leakage.."There are approaches available for identifying insiders leaking data. For example, low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services proactively detect data breaches, even by authorized users.
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(a) Report: New Government Leaker Confirmed - www.GovInfoSecurity.com, 08/05/2014