Data – the lifeline of any business organization, is under grave risk today due to numerous cyber security threats. Along with the rising number of threats, the nature of attacks is also getting sophisticated day by day. The cyber crooks are adopting advanced hacking techniques to steal sensitive data. Phishing, Ransomware, DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack, Insider sabotage, social engineering, Botnet, cyber espionage etc. are some of the most common ways used by malefactors to abuse data.
Defying the enemy within
As the wave of digitization sweeps across the nation, it is terribly crucial for the organizations, irrespective of large or small, to take adequate security measures for protecting their huge amount of data generated every day from various sources. The CISOs, CTOs and CSOs are ceaselessly on their toes to curb the chances of any hack or data breach incident that might push them towards big irrevocable losses. This scenario of insider threats is considered to be one of the most sinister reasons for digital disaster.
Identification of Insider Threats
The implications of insider threats largely go to the administrators and other privileged users, who are commonly
Summary: In 2014, the world learned the hard way about data breaches due to insider threats. Learn why insider threats have become an increasing security risk and how to protect one’s self from it.
In a world where data breaches are quickly becoming commonplace, even the best security technology in the world can’t help your organization to protect itself from security breaches unless your employees understand their roles and responsibilities in safeguarding sensitive data and protecting company resources.
Summary : Millions have been invested in securing the periphery, however little or no investment is made in securing the access to the core of any system i.e. Privileged Identities
A BIG hole in Identity Management
The last decade has seen several debates on Identity Management and the best possible ways to address the growing disconnect in the much interconnected world. While there has been substantial efforts in managing the identities of an organization either with manual processes or recently by implementing IDM technologies, there has been a glaring hole in the approach as most of the identity management solutions are not able to address the challenges posed by privileged accounts.