Insider Threats

Don’t Know Where Your Data Is? You’re Not Alone
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Don’t Know Where Your Data Is? You’re Not Alone

62% of data security professionals don’t know where their sensitive data is, according to a report from Forrester on behalf of Varnish Systems. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Find out more — and why a layered approach to security works best…

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Risky Insider Threat Behaviors & How to Address
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Risky Insider Threat Behaviors & How to Address

It’s not surprising that insider threats continue to be a top source of cyberthreats for businesses. Mobility, the cloud, decentralization of IT, and shadow IT all combine to increase insider threats — and there are simply more ways that people can put data at risk.

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Cloud Use Exacerbates Alert Fatigue
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Cloud Use Exacerbates Alert Fatigue

It has been estimated that 90% of organizations will suffer at least one security incident this year. There is no question that organizations are suffering more data security incidents than ever before and that more of these incidents are translating into data breaches than ever before. While prevention is always important, detection and response are just as important. Research indicates it can take an average of 256 days to...

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IT Pros Consider People Biggest Threat to Cloud Security
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IT Pros Consider People Biggest Threat to Cloud Security

Mirroring the findings from the Business Perception of IT Security, which found that the Insider Threat (careless or uninformed employee actions) were the root cause of most data breaches and the top cyberthreat, the Cloud Security Survey from Netwrix found that 61% of respondents believe their own employees pose more risk to data security in the cloud than anyone else. The second annual Cloud Security Survey polled 600 IT professionals from technology, government, healthcare,...

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