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GDPR – Year 1

GDPR – Year 1

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in effect for over a year now. GDPR’s key objective was to empower people with more control over their personal data.  GDPR requirements have impacted compliance and forced an evolution...

Shall we play a game?

Shall we play a game?

It’s that famous line delivered by Joshua (a.k.a. WOPR, or War Operation Plan Response) to Matthew Broderick in the movie WarGames from 1983. It’s been a long time since that movie first came out, so here’s a quick refresher – Broderick thinks he’s hacking into a...

Superman III and the Inside Threat

Superman III and the Inside Threat

Yes, you read that right… a reference to a really bad 80s movie (1983 to be exact) and the inside threat. You must be wondering how the two are related. Before I explain, I want to make it clear that this is not a recommendation to watch this movie. In fact, it only...

Insider Threat in the Cloud

Insider Threat in the Cloud

By Jasmine Chennikara-Varghese As applications and the sensitive data they contain migrate to the cloud, the risks linked to insider threat persist. Cloud services empower end users to be more mobile, flexible and productive while also simplifying IT management and...

Another Day, Another Inside Threat Arrested

Another Day, Another Inside Threat Arrested

We’ve made the analogy before… you may be leaving the fox to guard the henhouse at your company. That’s because the inside threat continues to grow. The startling statistic from Ponemon points to 60% of all breaches being from an insider. And now Cisco is in the news...

It Took 9 Years to Catch This Inside Threat

It Took 9 Years to Catch This Inside Threat

Without the proper controls in place, you could be leaving the fox to guard the hen house. That’s what one NJ company just found out the hard way when its Financial Controller admitted to diverting $850,000 to her personal bank account over a 9 year period according...

Cooking the Books Instead of Pastries

Cooking the Books Instead of Pastries

It’s like you become a little kid again when you walk into a café and take a look at the wide assortment of pastries and cakes behind the display cases. Eyes widen… stomachs growl… thoughts of calories go out the window. The last thing going through your mind is the...

Time to Wake Up About the Inside Threat

Time to Wake Up About the Inside Threat

Time to Wake Up About the Inside Threat The inside threat continues to grow at companies with various reports showing the insider is responsible for anywhere between 60% and 80% of breaches. Below are five stories about inside attacks that made the news in 2018:...