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11 June, 2019 | Ryan Brooks

Data Security Explained: Definition, Risks and Technologies

More than ever, digital data security is on the agenda in many organizations. The focus on protection of sensitive or critical data, such as intellectual property and personal data, is a result of growing cyber risks and increasingly stringent data security regulations. Today, protecting...
30 April, 2019 | Brian Svidergol

What is the Principle of Least Privilege?

In this blog post, we will explain the principle of least privilege (POLP), provide the definition and use cases, and explain the importance of the principle. Like many other security principles and concepts, this principle is one part of a larger security strategy that aims at mitigating the risk...
26 March, 2019 | Ryan Brooks

The CIA Triad and Its Real-World Application

What is the CIA triad? Information security revolves around the three key principles:  confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA). Depending upon the environment, application, context or use case, one of these principles might be more important than the others. For example, for a financial...
30 January, 2019 | Matt Middleton-Leal

How to Prevent Intellectual Property Theft by Insiders

Intellectual Property (IP) is often the most important asset that a company has, because development of innovative solutions is the most efficient way for companies to compete in an all-tech world. Unlike patents, which can secure the right of exclusivity in exchange for public disclosure, IP...
23 January, 2019 | Matt Middleton-Leal

Top 5 Human Errors that Impact Data Security

Tighter data protection regulations have forced businesses to put data security at the top of their priority list. However most companies still lack a strong cybersecurity culture among their employees. In fact, a recent paper by Osterman Research reports that less than half (42%) of organizations...
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