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Nightfall for GitHub, Now with Real-Time Data Loss Prevention

Apr 7, 2021

Nightfall for GitHub, Now with Real-Time Data Loss Prevention

We are excited to announce that Nightfall DLP for GitHub now has two plans available: Pro and Enterprise. Both plans allow you to discover, classify and protect sensitive information in any GitHub organization by actively scanning your codebase for secrets, credentials, PII, and other business-critical data to notify you of data policy violations. The Enterprise […]

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The 2021 Security Playbook for Remote-first Organizations

Feb 19, 2021

The 2021 Security Playbook for Remote-first Organizations

Sections Section A: Employee Security Awareness Section B: Security Controls Section C Security Processes Putting it all together Resources About Nightfall [joli-toc] The sudden shift to remote work in 2020 exposed companies to a variety of new security challenges. Start off 2021 right by reviewing the seven most crucial areas of security for emerging remote-first […]

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3 Critical Lessons from 2020’s Largest GitHub Leaks

Dec 8, 2020

3 Critical Lessons from 2020’s Largest GitHub Leaks

2020 has been a very challenging year for teams and organizations across the world. This has been especially true for security teams, who’ve been responsible for managing the technological risks associated with their organization’s response to the pandemic. With security teams focused on mitigating the seismic impacts that the pandemic has had on their organization’s […]

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4 Emerging SaaS Security Risks to Consider in 2021

Nov 23, 2020

4 Emerging SaaS Security Risks to Consider in 2021

Last year, we wrote about the threat landscape we saw on the horizon for 2020 in our SaaS threat landscape post. Focusing on apps like Slack, we honed in on the risks that would matter in 2020. Although our analysis was written well ahead of the COVID-19, some of our concerns were exacerbated as a […]

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3 Ways to Ensure Your Security Policies Survive the Transition to the Cloud

Oct 19, 2020

3 Ways to Ensure Your Security Policies Survive the Transition to the Cloud

By 2025 the amount of data stored in the cloud by both governments, organizations, and individuals will exceed 75 Zettabytes – an estimated 49% of the world’s 175 zettabytes of data at that time. This trend has no doubt been accelerated by COVID, as organizations have been forced to shorten cloud migration timeframes to ensure […]

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4 Most Common Types of Cybersecurity Threats

Oct 16, 2020

4 Most Common Types of Cybersecurity Threats

There’s every indication that the pandemic is changing the nature of cybersecurity. Online threats are evolving to match our new remote-work paradigm, with 91% of businesses reporting an increase in cyberattacks during the coronavirus outbreak.  Hackers are getting more and more sophisticated and targeted in their attacks. Many of these cyber threats have been around […]

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A DLP Security Checklist for IT Professionals

Sep 25, 2020

A DLP Security Checklist for IT Professionals

As of June 2020, more than 3.2 million consumer records were exposed in the 10 biggest data breaches this year. Eight of the ten largest breaches occurred at healthcare or medical organizations, meaning patient information in addition to PII was likely acquired by hackers.  Data loss prevention (DLP) is an ever-changing practice, with new security […]

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Data security vs. network security: What should your business prioritize?

Sep 18, 2020

Data security vs. network security: What should your business prioritize?

Many businesses that have allowed employees to continue working from home for the foreseeable future are aware that they need to update their cybersecurity. It’s likely that they have allocated some budget and IT resources to make those necessary changes. However, IT budgets are finite. Given the economic disruption of the pandemic, enterprises must strategically […]

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