Zero Trust Data Security is a prevalent security architecture that is being adopted by many organizations today. A zero-trust solution requires the owner of the data to always be in control at all times. Before Zero Trust protection was even in the picture, DLP was the leading data security solution
Discovering and classifying data to protect it is challenging. Many of us tend to wonder, “Where is our data?” However, what many of us do not realize is that it does not matter where our data is, but how it is being protected.
Even with costly and complex data protection programs in place, data breaches and insider threats are still continually occurring. A reimagined approach to data security needs to be taken to mitigate these threats. Zero Trust is a security concept that requires the owner to have full control over every aspect of their
Many people think about using Conditional access for SaaS applications or access to specific data sources. However, once that data is accessed, how do you continuously enforce conditional access "to the data" on an endpoint?
For a true Zero-Trust environment, it isn’t enough to think about data in cloud services and SaaS applications. We also must protect, control and audit data that egresses from these services onto endpoints.
2020 has by far been one of the most challenging years for many of us. With everything that has been occurring in our world, it most certainly has brought us a collective amount of uncertainty. Overall, this year has been a wild ride and will most definitely go down in history.
In the 4th annual Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards 2020, SecureCircle was recognized as the top Enterprise Encryption Solution of the Year.
Now that work, school, and many other life aspects have shifted online this year, it is vitally important that we remember to take on cybersecurity precautions. Working from home introduces many new challenges for companies because their data is now in multiple different locations on different devices. Since October fo
Unsecured databases are quickly becoming a massive data security problem. Researchers have found close to 10.5 billion pieces of consumer data left vulnerable on almost 10,000 unsecured databases across 20 countries.
Yet again, another case of leaked data has hit the web. Intel, the largest chipmaker in the United States is investigating a data breach that leaked 20 GB of internal data. The assortment of documents included some marked as confidential, under NDA, and unrestricted secret. Till Kottman, a swift software engineer share
For many students, back to school session is right around the corner. Under the new circumstances of remote learning, students need to become aware of the importance of data security. School districts in the United States already have many cybersecurity shortcomings. Many lack the funding and skilled personnel to provi
In today's world, it is ubiquitous for employees to abandon ship to board another one. It is also common for these employees to take confidential data with them when leaving. Data loss can become very damaging for the company, especially when the employee leaves for a competitor. Three former employers of McAfee left a
With all of the unexpected changes occurring in 2020, some things remain the same. For its 15th year, the Ponemon Institute has conducted research to produce the annual Cost of Data Breach report published by IBM Security. This report provides a detailed view of the financial impacts, and risks security incidents can h
Once again, a massive ransomware attack causes a global outage. Garmin, a sport and fitness tech giant reportedly paid millions of dollars in ransom after shutting down from the attack. The attack put Garmin’s wearables, apps, websites, and call centers offline for several days. The payment was presumed to be around $1
For an average hacker, small enterprises can be the perfect target. Many small enterprises tend to have less sophistication in their company's cybersecurity or assume that they are too small even to attract hackers.
The 2020 IBM Security Cyber Resilient Organization Report surveys more than 3,400 IT and security professionals from all over the world to determine their ability to detect, prevent, contain, and respond to cybersecurity incidents.
Often the terms data security and data privacy are misused or interpreted as the same thing. Since data security and data privacy are both essential components of data protection, it is vital to know the difference between the two. Think about it this way. You protect your house with a door. If the door is glass, does
Large enterprises have always been targets for hackers. Most hackers are mainly attracted to the massive amounts of capital and the customer base of large enterprises. According to the 2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, almost two-thirds of data breaches involved larger enterprises.
Millions of designers rely on Adobe Creative Cloud to share and collaborate with others on their work. Without proper protection, many designers risk their work being leaked to the public. This would allow anyone to view and claim the designs as their own.
The rate of internal threats is on the rise, leaving many organizations at risk. In some industries, they occur way more frequently whether it's accidental or malicious. The healthcare industry is one of the most commonly threatened.
The New York City council demands an investigation to determine how the mayor's daughter's arrest record was released on Twitter. They believe there are two guilty parties; those who committed the privacy breach from NYPD and those who knew about it and did not notify any city officials.
Mathway, a popular app to assist students with math, suffered a massive data breach. More than 25 million user records have potentially been sold on the dark web by hackers known as the ShinyHunters.
The New York law firm of Grubman Shire Meiselas and Sacks that serves some of the many well-known celebrities such as Lady Gaga, Madonna, Mariah Carey, and U2 appears to have fallen into a REvil ransomware attack.
Today we can experience a whole new world of encryption due to a man who led the way in cryptography. Thanks to Whitfield Diffie and his invention of public-key cryptography, we started down a path to provide privacy over digital communications and commerce.