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February 25, 2021 | Elena Vodopyan

Information Security Policy: Must-Have Elements and Tips

Organizations often create multiple IT policies for a variety of needs: disaster recovery, data classification, data privacy, risk assessment, risk management and so on. These documents are often interconnected and provide a framework for the company to set values to guide decision-making and...
February 11, 2021 | Elena Vodopyan

What Is Data Leakage?

Data leaks don’t get as much press as data breaches — but they can be just as devastating to your business. In this article, you’ll learn how data leaks happen and the key steps to take to defend your organization. What is a data leak? How does it differ from data breach? A data breach...
December 31, 2020 | Elena Vodopyan

2020: IT Security Lessons to Learn

The year 2020 reshaped business processes and accelerated changes in the way we work, communicate and live. The shift to remote work put a lot of strain on business processes, IT departments and security teams, and cybercriminals used panic and chaos to exploit the situation. Here, we analyze...
December 24, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Data Security: What Happened in 2020, Continues in 2021

The year 2020 has been a time of unprecedented change. This year’s events continue to alter the course of cybersecurity, making it even more important to ensure that we better prepare ourselves for what’s to come. In this blog post, we review the key data security trends of 2020 and share...
October 26, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Security Analytics

As cybersecurity threats evolve, companies must adapt and rethink their security strategies. This means moving away from traditional technologies and towards new cybersecurity frameworks. One such framework is the NIST cybersecurity framework, which comprises five major functions: Identify ...
September 17, 2020 | Jeff Melnick

Top 6 Security Threats in Cloud Computing and How to Mitigate Them

In this digital era, more companies are encouraging or requiring employees to work from home. In addition to allowing employees to access the corporate network using their own devices, they are also turning to cloud computing, which is cost-effective and scales easily. However, not all of these...
October 13, 2020 | Jeff Melnick

How to Detect Ransomware

The second most common type of malware incident is the notorious ransomware attack. According to the Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations report, the primary aim of a ransomware attack is “to disrupt operations badly enough and long enough that the organization will pay the ransom.” The...
August 21, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Cloud Storage Security: Common Issues, Best Practices and Software Solutions

Cloud storage has become mainstream. It is one of the fastest-growing segments of IT spending and an indispensable tool for many modern businesses. However, not enough is being done to secure data residing in the cloud. According to Gartner, 90% of organizations that fail to control public cloud...
January 21, 2021 | Mike Tierney

Data Security in Cloud Computing: Key Components

Businesses of all sizes are moving to the cloud to take advantage of the greater data availability, significant cost savings and data redundancy that cloud computing provides compared to a traditional data center-based physical infrastructure. Moving to the cloud can also reduce shadow IT and get...
October 20, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

How to Prevent Malware Attacks: 10 Security Tips

According to Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Report, 28% of data breaches involve malware. This dangerous software threatens every organization and is becoming more common every day. Companies must work hard to prevent malware infections in order to: Protect sensitive information and critical...
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