Published By: SilverSky
Published Date: May 30, 2014
This paper outlines the five simple steps you can take to help prevent sensitive information leakage from your organization, while keeping up with the rapidly evolving regulatory environment. The average employee sends and receives about 29,000 emails per year. One in every 20 of those emails contains “risky” data – from sensitive attachments to social security numbers to protected health information to valuable corporate secrets that set your organization apart. All of this risky data can become toxic to your company if it’s hacked or suffers a breach – causing reputational damage, customer loss, heavy fines, and decreased competitive edge. SilverSky offers a game-changing Email Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solution, run on IBM SoftLayer, which brings content-aware policy capabilities normally reserved for complex enterprise DLP solutions. Download this paper to learn more.
Published By: Vormetric
Published Date: Feb 10, 2015
Concerns about data security – or, more accurately, the lack of it – have entered the public consciousness over the past twelve months in a way never before seen. Over this period, we have witnessed countless stories making the headlines about cyber threats, covert surveillance, security breaches, and data loss. The response to this has been a global awakening in the minds of the public about the urgent need to address data security concerns. This, in turn, has prompted law makers and regulators the world over to become increasingly engaged in implementing new legal frameworks and defining new obligations for data security.
Published By: Netwrix
Published Date: Jun 01, 2015
With external threats, data breaches, and remote working at an all-time high, organizations cannot simply blindly trust employees. How can organizations extend their reach and regain the visibility, context, and accountability they need? This free guide describes how you can enable User Activity Monitoring within your customers environment so you can help them see the changes that are being made, and the activities users are doing every day.
IT security is in the spotlight as never before, and for good reason:
• Damaging data breaches of high-profile companies — including Sony, eBay, Target, Home Depot, and Anthem — are in the news on a regular basis.
• The average cost to a company for a data breach in 2014 was $3.5 million, up 15 percent from the prior year.
• New threats are emerging at the astonishing rate of 390,000 per day.
Everyone is concerned with digital data security today, in one way or another. For every digital advancement, there seems to be a counter development to breach its security. The trust and etiquette that once governed the use of the old telephone party lines would serve us well today, but we cannot count on such protocol for today’s data and communication devices. Additional protection is needed.
Examine the business impact of malware, ransomware, and phishing, as well as the cost of the average data breach. Given the significant economic impact of these threats, understanding your financial exposure and employing a layered defense simply makes sense.
Published By: Proofpoint
Published Date: Aug 10, 2017
With data breaches at an all-time high, the time is now for organisations to identify and protect all personal EU data, and drive towards compliance to the GDPR–failure to do so will lead to significant disruption of business. What’s more, adhering to a compliance and standards based framework can ultimately help the business attract and retain more customers. In the case of the GDPR, compliance demonstrates the organisation’s investments in security, privacy, and customer care.
An interactive white paper describing how to get smart about insider threat prevention - including how to guard against privileged user breaches, stop data breaches before they take hold, and take advantage of global threat intelligence and third-party collaboration.
Security breaches are all over the news, and it can be easy to think that all the enemies are outside your organization. But the harsh reality is that more than half of all attacks are caused by either malicious insiders or inadvertent actors.1 In other words, the attacks are instigated by people you’d be likely to trust. And the threats can result in significant financial or reputational losses.
The General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR) was approved and adopted by the EU Parliament in April 2016 with the goal to protect all EU citizens from privacy and data breaches. What is the scope of the GDPR? How does it impact your organisation? This white paper guides you so your organization can meet the needs of GDPR.
Watch expert Nancy Spizzo for an informative recorded webinar, where she'll use real-world examples to highlight best practices and dispel myths about patient data protection. Spizzo will also discuss current trends in healthcare data security and HIPAA enforcement.
The perimeter continues to dissolve, and the definition of endpoint is evolving, according to results of the SANS 2016 Endpoint Security Survey, now in its third year.
As we might expect, 90% or more consider desktops, servers, routers, firewalls and printers to be endpoints that need to be protected. After that, respondents include other less-typical devices in their definition of endpoints that warrant protection: 71% include building security (access/ surveillance), 59% include employee-owned mobile devices and 40% consider industrial control systems as endpoints that need to be protected. Some respondents also consider POS devices, smart cars, emulated endpoints in the cloud and wearables as endpoints needing protection, highlighting the diversity of thinking among respondents.
IBM Security and Ponemon Institute are pleased to release the 2017 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Overview. According to our research, the average total cost of data breach for the 419 companies participating in this research decreased from $4.00 to $3.62 million The average cost for each lost or stolen record containing sensitive and confidential information also significantly decreased from $158 in 2016 to $141 in this year’s study. However, despite the decline in the overall cost, companies in this year’s study are having larger breaches. The average size of the data breaches in this research increased 1.8 percent
A recent survey by IBM and the Ponemon Institute of more than 2,400 security professionals worldwide turned up some astounding findings: While more than half—53 percent—of respondents said that in the past two years they had suffered at least one data breach, and nearly three quarters—74 percent—said that in the past one year they had faced threats from human error, only 25 percent have an incident management plan in place to address the inevitable. And two thirds—66 percent—lack confidence that their company can effectively
recover from an attack.
Ponemon Institute is pleased to present the results of Uncovering the Risks of SAP Cyber Breaches sponsored by Onapsis. The purpose of this study is to understand the threat of an SAP cyber breach and how companies are managing the risk of information theft, modification of data and disruption of business processes. The companies represented in this study say their SAP platform has been breached an average of two times in the past 24 months.
IBM Security and Ponemon Institute are pleased to present the 2017 Cost of Data Breach Study: United States, our 12th annual benchmark study on the cost of data breach incidents for companies located in the United States. The average cost for each lost or stolen record containing sensitive and confidential information increased from $221 to $225. The average total cost experienced by organizations over the past year increased from $7.01 million to $7.35 million. To date, 572 U.S. organizations have participated in the benchmarking process since the inception of this research.
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: May 03, 2016
High-profile data breaches continue to make headlines as organizations struggle to manage information security in the face of rapidly changing applications, data centers, and the cloud. Against this backdrop, data masking has emerged as one of the most effective ways to protect sensitive test data from insider and outsider threats alike.
While masking is now the de facto standard for protecting non-production data, implementing it alongside virtual data technologies has elevated its effectiveness even further.
Published By: Websense
Published Date: Jan 25, 2013
In this whitepaper, we provide guidance and clarity to help you implement a DLP control that is practical, efficient, and effective. Learn about 4 key topics of data breaches, potential vendors, 9 step framework and other best practices.
We are coming to expect quality video in all our digital experiences – from online shopping to on the job training. However, as video technology has become more ubiquitous, it has also become more complex. To deliver a quality experience to users, regardless of their device and connectivity, you need a holistic video strategy. We’ve tapped into our experience to present the top issues you must address to ensure a successful online video strategy.
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How are you balancing strong security and the customer experience? The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirement is an opportunity to properly balance privacy and the user experience. Those who embrace it will distinguish themselves as a trustworthy and respectful custodian of their users’ data. Personal data plays an increasingly important part in providing the kind of appealing experience that brings users back time and time again. But, there’s a balance to be struck. Strong security is the best tool available for navigating the dichotomy between an appealing user experience and the risk posed by data breach; it allows the collection and management of personal data in line with the user’s expectations, and without jeopardizing the trust that is so important between them and you.
Data breaches have become a fact of life for organizations of all sizes, in every industry and in many parts of the globe. While many organizations anticipate that at some point a non-malicious or malicious data breach will occur, the focus of this study is to understand the steps organizations are taking—or not taking--to deal with the aftermath of a breach or what we call the Post Breach Boom.
Sponsored by Solera Networks, The Post Breach Boom study was conducted by Ponemon Institute to understand the differences between non-malicious and malicious data breaches and what lessons are to be learned from the investigation and forensic activities organizations conduct following the loss or theft of sensitive and confidential information. The majority of respondents in this study believe it is critical that a thorough post-breach analysis and forensic investigation be conducted following either a non-malicious or malicious security breach.
Published By: HP Inc.
Published Date: Feb 03, 2016
Every day an average of 30,000 new websites are identified as distributing malicious code to site visitors. This helped contribute to the 43% of U.S. companies that experienced data breaches in 2014 alone.
But not all dangers to computers and laptops come from malicious code picked up over the Internet. A study by IDC and the National University of Singapore revealed that in 2014, businesses worldwide would spend nearly $500 billion to deal with the problems caused by malware on pirated software.
Many breaches happen because of compromised privileged user accounts. Risks spread like wildfire in the dynamic traditional, virtualized and cloud environments common in enterprises today. One improperly authorized privileged account can cause widespread and irreparable damage to an organization’s infrastructure, intellectual property and brand equity, leading to sudden drops in market value, broad organizational disruption and costly compliance penalties. Effectively managing privileged access across your hybrid enterprise is an imperative to reducing security and compliance risks.