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We are constantly trying to learn and have a real desire to educate. Browse our blog to see what our experts are talking about, and for insights on the latest cyber security trends impacting your business.

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Iranian Cyber Attack Preparation

June 30, 2021
January 7, 2020

Immediately after the United States assassinated Iranian Maj.

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The Evolution of Data Protection

June 30, 2021
December 29, 2019

Forbes.com: Data protection solutions are finally evolving to the current state of data: distributed, cloud-centric and always-on. Data used to only exist within the corporate network on devices that never left the physical protection of the company.

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Ransomware stealing data before encrypting

June 30, 2021
December 18, 2019

The second flavor of ransomware should only be an annoyance to organizations as a proper backup system should be able to restore to a point in time prior to the ransomware infection.

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Insider Threats Infographic

June 30, 2021
December 6, 2019

Black Hat Europe 2019 discussed the continuing threat insiders have on organizations. Both malicious and accidental insider threats should be a top priority for all organizations. View some of the highlights in this infographic.

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Who collected 4 billion records on 1.2 billion users?

June 30, 2021
December 2, 2019

Over a week ago, security researchers Vinny Troia and Bob Diachenko uncovered four billion records on 1.2 billion people on an unsecured Elastisearch server.

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Macy’s Unhappy Thanksgiving

June 30, 2021
November 20, 2019

With SecureCircle’s DASB, organizations can eliminate unauthorized application threats.

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Cisco Systems - Target of Malicious Insiders

June 30, 2021
November 19, 2019

Cisco Systems sued former senior employees for stealing thousands of files containing confidential information.

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A day in the life of an Executive

June 30, 2021
October 15, 2019

Standard SecureCircle deployment ensures that sensitive data is only accessible by approved users and devices. This eliminates the need to depend on colleagues to make correct data security decisions.

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New Yorks SHIELD Act

June 30, 2021
October 8, 2019

New York’s governor Andrew Cuomo has signed off on the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act.This requires businesses to maintain reasonable safeguards for people’s personal information.

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Insider Threat at Lion Air (Update)

June 30, 2021
September 25, 2019

In our last blog post, we discussed the Lion Air data breach, which affected 46 million customers. Lion Air subsidiary, Malindo Air, recently revealed that their data breach was caused by two former contractors.

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How to Prevent the Lion Air Databreach

June 30, 2021
September 20, 2019

Indonesian airline carrier Lion Air experienced a data breach that exposed the records of over 35 million customers. Passport information, home addresses, and phone numbers were posted on data exchange forums.

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CIO IT Taiwan | SecureCircle 控管檔案讀取 權不怕合作生變造成洩密

June 30, 2021
September 19, 2019

過去幾年,儘管全球資安意識不斷提升,企業 亦不斷添購各類資安防護產品,但都無法有效防堵 資安威脅事件發生,乃至於發生大量商業機密或個 資外洩的事件。然而會造成資料外洩主因

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How to Prevent the Mastercard Data Breach

June 30, 2021
September 6, 2019

90,000 members of Mastercard’s Priceless Specials program had their data stolen and shared online. After discovering the breach, Mastercard suspended the German program.

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Capital One Hacker

June 30, 2021
August 29, 2019

Paige Thompson, the suspect in the massive Capital One data breach, was charged with stealing data from over 30 companies. Authorities found hard drives containing multiple terabytes of stolen data at her home. 

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Government Organization Cyberattacks

June 30, 2021
August 22, 2019

The Government Accountability Office has released a report outlining the cybersecurity shortcomings in various government organizations. The report found that many organizations had a risk manager in place.

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How to Prevent the Boeing Data Leak

June 30, 2021
August 13, 2019

Last September, a security researcher was able to uncover an unprotected server full of code for Boeing’s 787 and 737 passenger jets. While the server should have been locked.

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End Insider Threats Without Interference

June 30, 2021
August 8, 2019

Forbes.com: Today, insider threats can be eliminated by adopting data-centric data protection. Legacy data protection solutions focused on networks, endpoints, files and disks. Those solutions did not protect information as it moved from one device or medium to another.

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Singapore Overhauling Data Protection Practices

June 30, 2021
July 24, 2019

After experiencing two high profile data breaches last year, the Singaporean government is looking to overhaul their data protection practices.

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SecureCircle on Taiwan CloudMarketplace

June 30, 2021
July 23, 2019

SecureCircle announced that Taiwan-based distributor NetBridge Technologies successfully placed SecureCircle onto the CloudMarketplace for government purchases.

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SecureCircle on UK Government Catalogue

June 30, 2021
July 16, 2019

SecureCircle, the world’s first opt-out data-centric data protection, today announced that UK-based reseller Exponential-e successfully placed SecureCircle onto the UK Government Framework catalogue.

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The New Federal Data Strategy

June 30, 2021
July 10, 2019

The United States government has recently announced that they will be pursuing a new Federal Data Strategy in order to take advantage of the massive amounts of available data.

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SecureCircle announces Care21

June 30, 2021
July 9, 2019

SecureCircle, the world’s first opt-out data-centric data protection, today announced that UK-based Care21 will serve as a United Kingdom and Europe Middle East Africa Distributor. 

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Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp in Trouble

June 30, 2021
July 6, 2019

Quest Diagnostics recently revealed that about 12 million patients may have had their financial and medical data exposed in a recent breach. This is just the most recent in a string of healthcare data breaches.

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Insider Threat in the Air Force

June 30, 2021
July 3, 2019

Everyone faces the risk of insider threats. Even the Air Force. A couple months ago, police investigated the home of Izaak Vincent Kemp for over 1000 pages of highly classified Air Force documents.

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2019 Cybersecurity Trends

June 30, 2021
June 29, 2019

Today, insider threats can be eliminated by adopting data-centric data protection. Legacy data protection solutions focused on networks, endpoints, files and disks.

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Future of Cybersecurity

June 30, 2021
June 26, 2019

Data breaches, identity theft, and mass leaking of, well, sensitive photographs hasn't curbed our willingness to store our most sensitive data on the web.

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Business Email Compromise Scam

June 30, 2021
May 31, 2019

As discussed in many of our previous blog posts, one of the biggest problems that organization’s face today is insider threats. No matter how much you may like them, your employees are sources of threat for your business’ security.

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How to Prevent Government Data Breaches

June 30, 2021
May 22, 2019

While many companies are experiencing data breaches at an alarming rate, governments must be on high alert as well. The government of Panama just experienced a breach.

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Availability Bias in Cybersecurity

June 30, 2021
May 1, 2019

When presented with too many choices, people can be paralyzed and pick the one that’s most available to them. This can be either the choice they have heard of the most, or the last option they heard.

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Minimize Exposure to Employee Mistakes

June 30, 2021
April 9, 2019

The average American worker makes 118 mistakes per year on average. A mistake could range anywhere from tardiness to downloading a virus on their company computer.

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A Look Inside Toyotas Second Data Breach

June 30, 2021
April 3, 2019

Toyota just suffered its second data breach in just over a month with about 3 million customers having their data exposed. Toyota should first perform an internal audit of where their data currently resides and who has access to it.

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Four Keys to Data-Centric Data Protection

June 30, 2021
March 11, 2019

Data protection solutions have tried to solve the growing data protection needs of organizations of all sizes. Additionally, legacy data protection solutions have followed the discover, classify and protection mindset.

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Asymmetric Information Causes Data Breaches

June 30, 2021
March 6, 2019

Even though you may trust the people to not maliciously use your data, there is still the chance that they could accidentally expose it.

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SecureCircle Introduces Send Secure

June 30, 2021
February 28, 2019

SecureCircle, the world’s first opt-out data-centric data protection, today announced the availability of SecureCircle version 2.5 that introduces agentless secure collaboration via Send Secure.

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The Financial Consequences of a Data Breach

June 30, 2021
February 27, 2019

A recent study has found that 62% of Americans will stop buying things from a company for a few months after a data breach. This number seems incredibly high and probably doesn’t manifest itself in reality.

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Insider Threats Can Happen to Anyone

June 30, 2021
February 20, 2019

If one of your employees leaves today, do they have the ability to take sensitive information with them? Chances are that the answer is yes.

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Federal Data Privacy Laws Are Coming

June 30, 2021
February 13, 2019

Today’s business environment is littered with regulations regarding the protection of consumer data. Many are created to be industry specific such as HIPAA or PCI DSS.

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Forget Collection 1: Here comes Collections 2-5

June 30, 2021
February 6, 2019

In case you missed it, here’s a quick recap of the Collection 1 data breach. Over 700 million emails and passwords were exposed on a Megaupload server.

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Industries On The Cusp Of Technological Disruption

June 30, 2021
February 5, 2019

Data protection and privacy have been headlines for years without any significant pushback from cybersecurity vendors. Solutions were based on endpoints or networks.

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Collection 1: Not a Big Deal?

June 30, 2021
January 29, 2019

The news broke last week that the “largest data breach ever” had been discovered on a MegaUpload server. Over 700 million emails and passwords were exposed in this breach.

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Better Cybersecurity is a Necessity in 2019

June 30, 2021
January 23, 2019

The likelihood of a data breach for an organization last year was 44%.That coupled with an average cost of $3.86 million globally, leads to some very scary numbers.

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Why New Year Resolutions Fail

June 30, 2021
January 15, 2019

New year, new me.The phrase represents a chance to start over. The only problem is that many people don’t take advantage of it.

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9 Costly Security Mistakes

June 30, 2021
January 8, 2019

9 Costly security mistakes that every company should avoid.

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The Last Mile Security at the Edge

June 30, 2021
December 18, 2018

Computing at the edge brings greater mobility, flexibility, convenience and other benefits to organizations, but at the same time, poses greater risks for cybersecurity professionals.

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2019 Security Predictions(Infographic)

June 30, 2021
December 11, 2018

SecureCircle's Security Predictions for 2019 Infographic demonstrates the increased visibility, larger data breaches, and how more is not always better.

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Security Today | Rethinking Access Control

June 30, 2021
December 4, 2018

By implementing access control best practices to manage identities and access and data encryption, you will have strong weapons in your arsenal to fight cyber threats.

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We love what we do - 2018 Review (Infographic)

June 30, 2021
December 4, 2018

SecureCircle's 2018 review. Infographic on our product, customers, expansion, awards, success, business, connections, and education.

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Holiday Hacks Are Not Going Away

June 30, 2021
November 29, 2018

Yesterday marked the peak of the holiday season surge in cyberattacks. Cyber Monday typically results in huge amounts of phishing attacks on consumers and businesses everywhere.

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Solving Multi-Cloud Security

June 30, 2021
November 6, 2018

IT is moving to the cloud. This trend will continue as the cloud provides too many advantages for customers to ignore: reliability, scalability, and an efficient cost model.

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A better solution than web bugs for internal visibility

June 30, 2021
October 30, 2018

Utilize SecureCircle to monitor file access is much more robust than web bugs. It works with any file type and won’t be blocked by a browser or operating system privacy settings.

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Why File Encryption is not enough

June 30, 2021
October 23, 2018

After the initial SecureCircle sales explanation, a customer explained that they use Vendor ABC file encryption solution and that is working well. The customer was not aware File Encryption is only useful to protect data in transit. 

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Security, Visibility, and Control

June 30, 2021
October 16, 2018

The initial sales pitch for SecureCircle is protection. Secure your data regardless of location including on-premise file servers, edge devices like phones and laptops, as well as public and private cloud storage.

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SecureCircle Introduces Security for Cloud-First Enterprises

June 30, 2021
October 10, 2018

SecureCircle, the world’s first opt-out data protection, today introduced an updated product offering with new features to meet the data security needs of cloud-first enterprises in a zero trust world.

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Healthcare Needs a Change

June 30, 2021
October 9, 2018

According to the Ponemon Institute, 90% of healthcare organizations have experienced a data breach within the last two years. This is an astounding statistic for many reasons.

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What is old is new: Cold Boot Attacks

June 30, 2021
September 25, 2018

Cold boot attacks have been around for a decade and steal information stored on a computer that hasn’t been shut down properly or left in a vulnerable sleeping state. 

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Data that should NEVER leave

June 30, 2021
September 18, 2018

Accidentally leaving servers unprotected without a password, losing a laptop with unencrypted data, emailing sensitive data to the wrong person, malicious phishing and data hacks. 

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SecureCircle and NetBridge Technologies

June 30, 2021
September 13, 2018

SecureCircle, a provider of always-on, opt-out cybersecurity data protection, today announced that Taiwan-based NetBridge Technologies will serve as its Asia Pacific distributor.

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Netbridge Distribution Partnership (Chinese)

June 30, 2021
September 13, 2018

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Insider Threats

June 30, 2021
September 11, 2018

Insider threats make up 43% of all data breaches. This is a very real problem for organizations in any industry. With new regulations such as GDPR and privacy laws, companies should know where their data resides.

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CSO | The Hidden Security Problem

June 30, 2021
September 7, 2018

If you can anticipate how employees will work, you’ll have a better shot of preemptively preparing for it and protecting your critical data.

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Opt-Out is more than blocking SPAM

June 30, 2021
August 28, 2018

Consumers are aware of the opt-in and opt-out terminology related to whether companies can send emails and postcards explaining their latest products or what products are on sale at this moment.

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What is Opt-Out Data Centric Protection?

June 30, 2021
August 21, 2018

Data-centric is a hot buzzword in the security world right now. A data-centric security approach highlights the security of the data itself instead of network, server, or application security.

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Digital Hygiene in a GDPR World

June 30, 2021
August 16, 2018

A year ago, digital hygiene recommendations would have been updating your password, backing up your data, making sure all your apps & operating systems were upgraded.

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Cybersecurity Challenges in the Cloud

June 30, 2021
August 11, 2018

A new, innovative approach is the only guarantee of true security. In today’s data-driven world, the stakes are too high for a data breach. And time is of the essence, as hackers are continually inventing new ways to steal data.

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GDPR Readiness (Infographic)

June 30, 2021
August 9, 2018

SecureCircle GDPR Readiness Infographic. What is GDPR and how SecureCircle helps achieve compliance in each phase.

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The Lost Laptop

June 30, 2021
August 7, 2018

Each lost or stolen laptop costs a company almost $700,000 according to a 2003 BSI study on computer theft. This number is likely even higher now due to more data collection.

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Strategic Finance | Security in a World of Zero Trust

June 30, 2021
August 3, 2018

SecureCircle CEO Jeff Capone explains the four key vulnerabilities of the traditional opt-in model and how to implement an opt-out data security model.

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The Real Impact of Insider Threat (Infographic)

June 30, 2021
August 2, 2018

SecureCircle's reading between the lines, the real impact of insider threats infographic. Insider threats can have a profound impact on an organization.

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Protecting Internal Data

June 30, 2021
July 31, 2018

Every day organizations make headlines for data leaks. Accidentally leaving servers unprotected without a password, losing a laptop with unencrypted data, emailing sensitive data to the wrong person, malicious phishing and data hacks. 

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Press & News Embargos

June 30, 2021
July 24, 2018

There are all sorts of news content embargoed for various reasons. Common embargos are new product announcements, advertising campaigns, and quarterly financial reports.

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CSO | GDPR: Where are we now?

June 30, 2021
July 21, 2018

GDPR became the law of the land in Europe on May 25th. The impact has been felt across the globe… Who’s benefiting? Who’s suffering?

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SecureCircle @ CIAB FEBRABAN

June 30, 2021
July 17, 2018

CIAB FEBRABAN – Information Technology Congress and Exhibition of Financial Institutions contributes to the evolution of the sector and generates business opportunities for participants.

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California Consumer Privacy

June 30, 2021
July 10, 2018

Starting with complaints filed against Facebook and Google for non-compliance and ending with US newspapers removing their content from European eyes completely rather than risk the large GDPR fines.

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I am safe. My data is encrypted. Right?

June 30, 2021
June 26, 2018

A common misconception is that encryption by itself means the data is secure. In a previous blog post, we used the door and lock analogy. Building on that analogy, encryption is like having a lock for your data. 

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University of Texas MD Anderson HIPAA violations

June 30, 2021
June 19, 2018

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center violated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules and granted summary judgement.

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Is my Air Gapped Computer Safe?

June 30, 2021
June 19, 2018

A typical security measure to prevent access to extremely sensitive data is to air gap the machines accessing the data, so the machines are not connected to external networks including the Internet. 

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The Broken 80/20 Rule

June 30, 2021
June 12, 2018

The 80/20 rule, also known as the Pareto Principle, states for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes.

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Fiandeira Tecnologia Showcases Data Solution

June 30, 2021
June 8, 2018

SecureCircle and Fiandeira Tecnologia will be joining the largest information technology congress for the financial sector in Brazil, CIAB FEBRABAN, to be held at Transamerica Expo Center, in São Paulo. 

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SecureCircle At CIAB Sao Paulo Brazil

June 30, 2021
June 6, 2018

SecureCircle will be exhibiting at CIAB Sao Paulo Brazil June 2018. For more information read below.

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The Rise of a New Generation of Data Security

June 30, 2021
June 5, 2018

Technology develops so rapidly. Deloitte’s Tech Trends 2018 summarized “In many companies, IT’s traditional delivery models can no longer keep up with the rapid-fire pace of technology innovation and the disruptive change it fuels.” 

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GDPR Compliance Tips: The Top Experts Speak

June 30, 2021
May 31, 2018

After a year of researching, interpreting and understanding the GDPR compliance, the day of action has come and passed. However, many companies are still struggling to gain compliance requirements.

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Are you ready for a password-less world?

June 30, 2021
May 29, 2018

Even with the availability of password managers, users continue to use weak passwords. Similarly, users use the same password for every account.

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CSO | The Impact of Human Behavior on Security

June 30, 2021
May 25, 2018

People should be the last thing in charge of cybersecurity. Remove people and add transparency and automation for true protection.

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Compromised Account

June 30, 2021
May 18, 2018

A member of hacking group Crackas With Attitude (CWA) told Motherboard at the time that breaking into the account was “not hard at all” and that “a five-year-old could do it.”

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Age old discussion: Convenience versus Security

June 30, 2021
May 15, 2018

The struggle between convenience and security is as simple to understand as a door and door with a key lock.

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Digital Security in a Zero Trust World

June 30, 2021
May 14, 2018

It’s a [Zero Trust] world where we can’t count on the security of our internal or external networks and instead need to change our mindset about how we think about safeguarding data.

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MegaMinds AIthority Interview with Jeff Capone

June 30, 2021
May 14, 2018

SecureCircle’s patent-pending Transparent File Encryption solution is designed to transparently protect unstructured data in any form.

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2018 Govies Awards

June 30, 2021
May 14, 2018

SecureCircle was honored for the Govies Awards in the category of encryption.

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SDxCentral | Four Security Myths You Need to Shake

June 30, 2021
May 14, 2018

There is no place – internally or externally – or type of data that is safe. If we embrace that truth, then we won’t be lulled into a false sense of security.

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Data Protection needs to be agnostic

June 30, 2021
May 9, 2018

A thorough data security solution needs to be all encompassing and cannot limit protection to a subset of content. Data security should not be restricted by file size, application, location, device, or file type.

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Protecting Your WordPress Site

June 30, 2021
May 1, 2018

It’s probably not surprising that WordPress powers 30% of the internet. But you may be surprised to learn that, at the time of this writing, over 2,300 websites run on WordPress were infected by malware.

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Not Not Failing Is Not an Option with Jeff Capone

June 30, 2021
May 1, 2018

SecureCircle, which he co-founded in 2015. An award-winning executive leader with expertise in enterprise software development, network and storage solutions, and IoT applications.

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CSO | New Approach of Data Security

June 30, 2021
May 1, 2018

Don’t just pick and choose data and documents to protect: secure unstructured data, too.

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2018 Secure Campus Awards

June 30, 2021
May 1, 2018

SecureCircle was honored for the SecureCampus Award for their ability to improve campus security

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SecureCircle Receives Platinum And Gold Awards

June 30, 2021
April 17, 2018

SecureCircle, a leader in unstructured data security for cloud-first enterprises, today announced that it has earned platinum and gold awards for its flagship product, SecureCircle.

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SecureCircle 3 New Channel Partners

June 30, 2021
April 11, 2018

SecureCircle, a leader in unstructured data security for cloud-first enterprises, today announced three new channel partners, contributing to the startup’s growth.

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Facebook & Privacy

June 30, 2021
March 27, 2018

Privacy should be a primary concern of everyone that uses the internet, not just organizations with compliance mandates.

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Fedex leaks 119,000 Customer Passports

June 30, 2021
February 16, 2018

In today’s version of headlines that should never occur. FedEx left scanned customer passports, drivers licenses, and other documentation on a publicly accessible Amazon S3 server.

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Apple iBoot Source Code in the Wild

June 30, 2021
February 8, 2018

Today’s story involves the iBoot source code for iOS 9 being leaked on GitHub. GitHub is a software development site/tool for collaboration, version control, and general source code management.

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Tracking Data Leaks

June 30, 2021
February 7, 2018

A big news story this week is the trial of Uber vs. Waymo. Waymo, a subsidiary of Google parent company Alphabet, is claiming Uber stole proprietary information.

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