They know all about you. Your health status. Your financial status. About your family. About your vacations – where you go, what you consume and what you do. All that information just got into the hands of pretty unsavory characters from institutions that you believed would never reveal your data.
Apple recently revealed that its CAD schematics had leaked, spurring it to reduce ‘factory secrecy staff’ and invest in technology. Last year, Tesla had revealed such loss. This needn’t be if organizations take one small, but largely overlooked, step towards CAD file protection. This is what they should do.
To be forewarned is to be forearmed. This popular truism cannot be truer when it comes to data-centric security. However, the key question often is: where does one begin? This brief blog presents a clear step forward towards data-centric protection.
It is all about protecting your crown jewels. If you are an SAP user, you will be well aware of the security provided ‘inside’. But the key question is: what happens to the security of your data once they are downloaded or even shared with ‘legitimate’ outsiders? Can you ensure data integrity?
The recent report about an ex-employee’s access to e-PHI data of a leading Colorado-based medical center raises another important question in addition to robust access control: How to protect data that egress an organization’s enterprise landscape?
PII of around 500 million(!) guests at Marriott hotels has been compromised. The cause of this is due to unauthorized access within its network since 2014. Could this have been averted as early as 2010 when it switched to SAP ERP?
The recent arrest of a BrahMos Aerospace engineer highlights the need for organizations, private and government-run, dealing with sensitive military technologies to up their data security best practices. When it comes to national security, best may not be best enough.
Outsider threats, while still an important consideration in cyber security, account for only 40% of malicious attacks on your system while 60% potentially come from trusted insiders. Here are 4 important steps to keep in mind.
SECUDE has come to learn a sad fact. Those responsible for the safety and security of their companies data (IP) often fail to comprehend a serious risk that stares at them straight in the face – malicious insiders. There are media articles galore on this danger, but not many seem to learn the lesson.