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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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4 Reasons Why the OSI Model Still Matters

Sep 17, 2020

4 Reasons Why the OSI Model Still Matters

When it comes to security, practitioners have to keep a lot they need to keep top of mind. The Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model provides the fundamentals needed to organize both technical issues and threats within a networking stack. Although information security is shifting to a cloud-first world, the OSI model still continues to prove […]

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Why Your Org Needs DLP for Slack: Promoting Everyday Cybersecurity

Sep 14, 2020

Why Your Org Needs DLP for Slack: Promoting Everyday Cybersecurity

How can cybersecurity teams ensure data security and maintain the necessary speed and efficiency their org expects from its tech stack when implementing Slack? Data loss prevention (DLP) is the way to go.

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These 4 Google Drive sharing and permissions settings can prevent data loss

Aug 13, 2020

These 4 Google Drive sharing and permissions settings can prevent data loss

Google Drive is built for easy access, sharing, and management of files and folders for personal and business users. It’s so easy to use that many users gloss over sharing permissions and other settings designed to protect business-critical data and files from leaking outside the organization. Here are four concepts to understand about Google Drive’s sharing and permissions settings that can help save your organization from a major data loss or breach event.

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6 questions to ask for protecting student data in distance learning

Aug 6, 2020

6 questions to ask for protecting student data in distance learning

Tech and security decision makers working to protect schools should ask six main questions to diagnose their organizations’ readiness to move instruction online, identify gaps, and find solutions to their most pressing issues in student data security. We're breaking down each of these questions and providing some insight into how to approach the biggest problems that educational tech leaders face, in the best and worst times alike.

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8 Ways COVID-19 is Impacting Cloud Security

Jul 31, 2020

8 Ways COVID-19 is Impacting Cloud Security

The Coronavirus is wreaking havoc on everything in our lives. It’s hard to find something that hasn’t been impacted in a major way as we attempt to limit the spread of the virus. Cloud security professionals should pay close attention to how our online needs are rapidly changing, with these 8 ways COVID-19 is making an impact on common things we interact with every day.

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3 Critical Cloud Security Lessons from Last Year’s Capital One Breach

Jul 23, 2020

3 Critical Cloud Security Lessons from Last Year’s Capital One Breach

It’s been a year since the announcement of the devastating Capital One data breach which affected over 100 million customers across the US and Canada. The hack, carried out by former Amazon Web Services engineer Paige Thompson, is one of the largest and most high-profile security incidents of 2019 and perhaps among the most notable […]

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