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Understand. Automate. Eliminate. How to Manage Cloud Infrastructure Risk Today.
Published: 10/20/2022

Originally published by Secberus here. Written by Fausto Lendeborg, Co-founder and Chief Customer Officer, Secberus. When it comes to governing risk (specifically when remediating cloud infrastructure misconfigurations) there are three common goals we hear from security leaders: Understand your s...

Zero Day Remediation Tips: Preparing for the Next Vulnerability
Published: 10/19/2022

Originally published by ThirdPartyTrust here. Written by Sabrina Pagnotta, ThirdPartyTrust. Software vulnerabilities are inevitable, but you can reduce their impact by acting fast. Follow these zero day remediation tips if you think your organization might be vulnerable to a newly discovered zero...

Why is Data Resilience Important?
Published: 10/18/2022

Originally published by ShardSecure here. Written by Marc Blackmer, VP of Marketing, ShardSecure. What is data resilience? Data resilience can mean different things to different organizations. As a Carnegie Mellon University literature review notes, the concept of resilience is often used inf...

Auto-Remediation in SaaS Security: Why SSPM Clients Frequently Prefer Guided Remediation
Published: 10/13/2022

Written by James Alston, Senior Solutions Engineer, AppOmni. In the ongoing struggle to relieve Security teams of tedious manual work while still providing exceptional protection, auto-remediation has emerged as a frequently-discussed topic related to SSPM solutions. And its potential is cert...

Preventing Security Risks by Controlling SaaS Sprawl
Published: 10/11/2022

Originally published by Axonius here. Written by Kathleen Ohlson, Axonius. The rapid growth of SaaS adoption continues. The necessity of SaaS applications for productivity and collaboration moved organizations to onboard them as fast as they could. But now these organizations have this sprawl of ...

Grand Theft Hacker: A Look at The Rockstar Games and Uber Hack
Published: 10/10/2022

Originally published by Skyhigh Security here. Written by Arnie Lopez, WW Systems Engineering, Skyhigh Security. What does one of the most successful ride-sharing platforms and one of the world’s most popular video games share in common?If you said, “Cars,” you would be right.If you said, “Both w...

The Top 10 SaaS Data Access Risks
Published: 10/06/2022

Originally published by DoControl here. Written by Corey O'Connor, DoControl. Modern businesses increasingly rely on SaaS applications like Google Drive, Box, Dropbox, and Slack to facilitate daily exchanges of sensitive data and files. Although these tools allow for real-time collaboration that ...

Pivoting from Infrastructure Resilience to True Data Resilience
Published: 10/05/2022

Originally published by ShardSecure here. Written by Julian Weinberger, ShardSecure Sales Engineering & Partner Lead. Traditionally, we achieved resilience by making systems redundant with a primary data center and a backup data center that consisted of all the same infrastructure, devices, and...

Shining a Light on Visibility for Enhanced Security Posture
Published: 10/04/2022

Originally published by Alert Logic here. Written by Tom Gorup, Vice President of Security and Support Operations, Alert Logic by HelpSystems. Security posture is a largely obscure phrase. It’s used in the industry but if you ask 10 different people what security posture means, you’ll get 10 diff...

How Much is Your Sensitive Data Costing You? Here’s What CFOs Need to Know.
Published: 09/30/2022

Originally published by TokenEx here.Written by Anni Burchfiel, Content Marketing Specialist, TokenEx.For many, sensitive data management seems like an inconsequential topic when compared to other business considerations. How can businesses prioritize sensitive data security when a factor like “r...

Data Context is the Missing Ingredient for Security Teams
Published: 09/30/2022

Originally published by Sentra here.Why are we still struggling with remediation and alert fatigue? In every cybersecurity domain, as we get better at identifying vulnerabilities, and add new automation tools, security teams still face the same challenge - what do we remediate first? What poses t...

2022 State of Public Cloud Security Report Reveals Critical Cloud Security Gaps
Published: 09/30/2022

Originally published by Orca Security here. Written by Bar Kaduri and Deborah Galea, Orca Security. Orca Security has released the 2022 State of the Public Cloud Security report, which provides important insights into the current state of public cloud security and where the most critical security...

The Security Risks of Taking a Stand
Published: 09/27/2022

Originally published by CXO REvolutionaries here. Written by Heng Mok, CISO APJ, Zscaler. Organizations face increasing internal and external pressures to take public stands on issues unrelated to their core business. Examples include a broad range of social, political, and global events, which a...

The Ripple Effect of a Data Breach
Published: 09/27/2022

Originally published by PKWARE here. The after effects of a data breach can reach far and wide. Lesser seen impact can include the cost of remediation, revenue loss, reputational harm, national security, even human life. The ripple effect of indirect costs—monetary and otherwise—can end up impact...

Attention CISOs: The Board Doesn’t Care About Buzzwords
Published: 09/22/2022

Originally published by Lookout here. Written by Paul Simmonds, Global Identity Foundation. We live in an IT world surrounded by buzzwords that are largely marketing gimmicks. Zero Trust, for example, is a concept no one actually understands and is slapped onto everything, including derivativ...

3 Trends from Verizon’s 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report
Published: 09/21/2022

Originally published by Authomize here. Written by Gabriel Avner, Authomize. The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report is essentially infosec’s report card. It comes out right before summer vacation and gives us an ~120 page snapshot of the state of security. The findings, much like my report...

Data Breaches Can Cost Far More than Money
Published: 09/20/2022

Originally published by PKWARE here. Every year, cyber-attack statistics grow larger and more threatening. In 2021 alone, the average number of cyberattacks and data breaches increased by 15.1 percent over 2020. This sharp increase should prompt organizations to consider when—not if—they will...

Insider Risk Management: Security Starts Within
Published: 09/14/2022

Originally published by DoControl here. Written by Corey O'Connor, DoControl. When it comes to addressing insider risk, security starts within. Protecting sensitive company data from exfiltration and misuse requires a combination of the right people, process, and technology. Managing insider risk...

How to Leverage the NIST Framework for a More Effective SAP Security Strategy
Published: 09/13/2022

Originally published by Onapsis here.Business applications like SAP are responsible for running the enterprise, powering operations and fueling the global economy. Considering 77% of the world’s transactional revenue touches an SAP system and 92% of the Forbes Global 2000 uses SAP, a successful a...

If a Recession Comes, Cut Cyber Professionals at Your Peril
Published: 08/10/2022

Originally published by CXO REvolutionaries here. Written by David Cagigal, CIO, State of Wisconsin (former).I was working for a utility company in 2008 when a bubble burst in the housing market and caused the economy to collapse. We were all asked to tighten our belts. I knew then that I had to ...

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