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  • Prepare for insider threats says former Snowden investigator

    One third of global cybercrime incidences and security breaches are caused by insiders but some organisations are not taking the insider threat seriously, according to Nuix business threat, intelligence and analysis vice president Keith Lowry.

  • How to recognise the cyber insider threat

    Losing business to a competitor because one of your trusted employees has walked out the door with sensitive information doesn’t need to happen if you look for the signs and put controls in place, according to a panel of cyber security experts.

  • Take a data-centric approach to securing information in the cloud to protect against the risks of privileged users

    Privileged users such as system, network and domain administrators can pose a significant threat to mission-critical systems or ones holding highly sensitive data. In fact, the consequences of a disruption in service or stolen confidential information can be severe enough ruin a business. Revocation of certifications, loss of critical intellectual property, and exposure to the consequences of a data breach disclosure are all part of the consequences.

  • The 4 leading causes of data security breakdowns

    A string of high-profile data breaches in 2012, from LinkedIn to Global Payments, have kept enterprise data security in the limelight. But most organizations still tend to be reactive and focus on firefighting when it comes to data security, rather than implementing a more effective long-term strategy. Let's examine the four most common pitfalls of this short-sighted approach.