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February 17, 2021

In striving to make sure in-office and remote employees’ work is secure, organizations often rely on technology-centric approaches. Although user monitoring tools and other cybersecurity solutions do their jobs, they still can’t affect employee behavior and fully secure remote work. To engage remote employees into cybersecurity, organizations are now shifting to a human-centric approach.

 

The people-centric approach to security aims to treat workers more as a cyber shield for corporate data rather than a vulnerability. In this article, we explore what this...

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February 10, 2021

An efficient insider threat program is a core part of any modern cybersecurity strategy. Having controls in place to detect, deter, and respond to insider attacks and inadvertent data leaks is a necessity for any organization that strives to protect its sensitive data. It’s also required by many IT regulations, standards, and laws: NISPOM, NIST SP 800-53, HIPAA, PCI DSS, and others.

 

In this article, we’ll share best practices for developing an insider threat program.

What is an insider threat program?

 

Creating an efficient and...

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February 09, 2021

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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January 30, 2021

Is your sensitive data secure?

 

It’s no exaggeration: any company can fall victim to cyber crime. Reports of cyber attacks come from government organizations, educational and healthcare institutions, banks, law firms, nonprofits, and many other organizations.

 

Hackers, insider threats, ransomware, and other dangers are out there.

 

Smart businesses are investing more in cybersecurity to eliminate risks and keep their sensitive data safe, and this has already brought the first results. Look at our infographic...

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January 28, 2021

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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