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May 11, 2022

Rights and powers mean access to data. And sometimes, when an employee feels a lack of control, they can use the data they’ve been given access to for their own benefit. This misuse can threaten an organization’s data security or even lead to a data breach. Data misuse was in the top seven categories of threat actions in 2020 according to the Verizon 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). For organizations, data misuse may lead to costly lawsuits and loss of reputation.

 

In this article, we show real-life situations where data misuse led to...

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May 05, 2022

Suffering from a data breach has become as real as being robbed on the street. The main difference is that losing your organization’s sensitive data will lead not only to monetary losses but also to the loss of clients and reputation.

 

The first step to preventing data breaches is conducting research on possible threats you face. Your list of threats mainly depends on your industry and the types of data you store. Keep reading to learn about data breach statistics by industry, real-life incidents that have occurred, and, of course, ways to stop malicious actors...

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April 27, 2022

Managing access rights of privileged users is one of the cornerstones of data security. That’s why the privileged access management (PAM) market is booming with tools and practices. But this variety of PAM options makes it challenging to figure out which practices and controls your organization can benefit from.

 

To help you choose the best practices for privileged access management, we’ll overview six essential PAM controls required by IT compliance requirements as well as five advanced practices to ensure stronger access protection in complex and diverse...

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April 22, 2022

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — April 22, 2022. Ekran System Inc., a recognized vendor of insider risk management software, has been listed as a Representative Vendor in the Gartner 2022 Market Guide for Insider Risk Management Solutions.1 The guide aims to help security and risk management leaders understand and implement a comprehensive insider risk management (IRM) program. Ekran System was first listed in the Gartner Market Guide for IRM solutions in 2020 and is proud to be recognized by Gartner experts again this year.

 

Organizations continue working with remote...

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April 20, 2022

With 1,862 instances of data compromise, 2021 broke all records for the past seven years — in other words, since the Identity Theft Resource Center. This is almost 70% more instances than were reported in 2020.

 

In this article, you’ll find out about the ten most important data security practices that apply across all of the largest industries. These IT security best practices are also recommended by data security laws and regulations. Read how to effectively implement data security best practices with Ekran System.

 

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