When laying the foundation for compliance with regulations like the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), organizations often focus on activities such as training privacy and security teams or notifying customers about data collection. These are important activities however, an important and more fundamental step to CCPA compliance that many organizations skip — properly classifying data in order to protect the right information.
Cybersecurity is not a Technology Problem— It’s a Business Issue. These resources provide you security insights to protect your business from cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
Lack of data visibility poses serious risks to data security, governance, and compliance. The only way to adequately protect sensitive data is to know where it is and who is accessing it. Organizations that take these necessary steps to meet the inevitable data visibility challenge are better placed to secure their most sensitive data assets against leaks, breaches, and cyberattacks.
Zero trust security assumes that the network is always hostile, which means internal and external threats exist on the network at all times. The approach is to authenticate and authorize users and devices before granting access to enterprise resources regardless of the location of those users or devices. The mantra that defines the zero-trust approach is, “never trust, always verify”.
Modern businesses are primarily data-driven. Organizations pair skilled professionals with advanced tools to drive better tactical and strategic business outcomes with data. The data gathered and stored by businesses is often sensitive and needs proper protection —consider all the different types of data that can identify your customers or employees.
An increasingly interconnected world powered by digital transformation puts businesses in all industries at greater risk of cyberattacks. Threat actors use diverse attack methods and tools to find any weaknesses they can exploit. Every business needs a robust cybersecurity posture to ensure adequate defense against cyber attacks. In this article we cover the 5 steps necessary to improve your security posture.
Risk is inherent in business and in everyday life. In a business context, risk is the possibility of some action or event exposing the business to negative outcomes. It is therefore important to identify and mitigate all possible threats that have the potential to harm your information assets and systems. In this article we discuss different types of cyber risks, and how to identify them through a cyber risk assessment and tips on mitigating them.
Data breaches lead to substantial losses for businesses and their customers. Preventing such damages is easier and cheaper than mitigating them. Understanding why and where security breaches can happen is crucial for the success of your company. Penetration testing can help you with this. It reveals vulnerabilities and allows fixing them before a malicious attacker (hacker) exploits them.
When trying to strengthen your organization’s information security posture, it’s natural to turn to the latest tools and technologies to help combat the latest threats. Before jumping the gun and seeking out flashy new solutions, though, it’s critical that you identify existing vulnerabilities within your IT infrastructure.
Managed detection and response (MDR) is one of several modern solutions businesses can use to defend against advanced cyber threats. Part of the challenge in choosing the right solution for your business is cutting through the acronyms and understanding how each one actually helps protect your organization’s information assets.