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January 12, 2021

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is often considered the strictest regulation in the world for securing users’ private data. It applies to all organizations that process the personal data of European Union citizens and residents, and the fines for non-compliance reach up to €20 million.

 

In this article, we explore the nature of this regulation, list its key principles, and offer a seven-step checklist for meeting GDPR compliance requirements. This article will be helpful for companies that already follow the GDPR and for those who are going to...

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December 28, 2020

Insiders remain one of the key threats to corporate cybersecurity. But insider threats are changing: they’re becoming more frequent, trickier to detect, more damaging, and, ultimately, more costly. Industry statistics and reports on insider threats help us detect those trends and upgrade our security to combat them.

 

In this article, we summarize key takeaways from 2020 insider threat statistic prepared by industry experts and analyze how the data in these reports can help you understand risks and adjust your cybersecurity measures accordingly.

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December 17, 2020

Every company has plenty of insiders: employees, business partners, third-party vendors. They all have a certain level of access to corporate infrastructure and business data: some have limited access to general information of low value, while others can easily access the most valuable and sensitive data.

 

This access is what makes insiders one of the greatest threats to a company’s cybersecurity. And this is why it’s important to understand what an insider attack is. In this article, we take a detailed look at insider threats in cybersecurity, the causes of...

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December 02, 2020

Cooperation is the key to success. Working with third parties helps businesses increase their productivity and efficiency, produce better products and services, employ highly qualified experts, and cut costs. But all these benefits come at the price of increased cybersecurity risks.

 

Minor flaws in your third-party vendor’s security and privacy routines may turn into cybersecurity weaknesses for your company. In this article, we analyze the particular cybersecurity risks related to third parties and how you can mitigate them.

 

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November 18, 2020

Employees know all the ins and outs of a company’s infrastructure and cybersecurity tools. That’s why we witness hundreds of malicious and inadvertent insider attacks that lead to data breaches and harm companies. Such attacks often lead to financial and reputational losses and may even ruin a business.

 

In this article, we discuss the reasons for and consequences of five benchmark data breaches caused by insiders and consider how Ekran System can protect your company from similar threats. 

Insider threats and their consequences

 

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