When it comes to protecting data exploitation and mitigating the risk, IT security professionals know that a majority of prominent threats does not come from malware attacks, instead, they are sourced from the behaviour of users of the system. Understanding this user behaviour can assist you in developing more effective strategies to prevent threats that are caused intentionally or inadvertently. In this detailed article, we discuss what UBA is and why businesses need it.
Security has become one of the major concerns for almost all organizations nowadays. They have to undertake a number of measures to ensure their systems remain protected from any threats or intrusions. However, hackers and thieves always find a new way to break the security layer and enter the company’s network. This is where User Behaviour Analytics (UBA) can help companies out.
Don’t worry if you haven’t heard about UBA before. We will learn here about what this concept is, how it helps companies in increasing security and its effects on decision making. Therefore, you will be able to understand UBA in and out. Moreover, you can then move on to implement it for your purpose.
Without further ado, let’s dig into the details and know more about UBA.
After several cyber incidents in the island nation, the Government of Sri Lanka proposed the CyberSecurity Act under the National Cyber Security Strategy of Sri Lanka, finalised by Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team (SLCERT). It is a comprehensive framework to prevent and mitigate cybersecurity threats effectively and safeguard critical information across various industries.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most companies from all around the world have kept themselves shut. According to a report, almost 66% of people in the USA are currently working from home. And, you probably are following the same.
So, how are you going to avoid the nuisances of working from home and improve your productivity? Well, there are a few ways to be more efficient and avert the adversities skillfully.
In association with Softcell, ARCON conducted an exclusive webinar on 16th October, 2020 to discuss “Decoding Cybersecurity with User Behaviour Analytics”.
Mr. Lalit Popli, COO, ARCON, was the speaker of this webinar and he highlighted the modern aspects of cybersecurity and how ARCON’s advanced solution User Behaviour Analytics (UBA) is taking a front seat to manage cyber risks. Today, while the entire world is struggling with complex IT security, ARCON | UBA enables IT administrators to take control of the situation. Below are some highlights of the session along with key takeaways.
The sudden ‘new normal’ emerging for global organizations due to the pandemic and resulting remote work culture has increased IT security concerns, especially malicious insider threats. Inadequate transition time for adapting to the changes and insufficient IT security safeguards have made global organizations more vulnerable to insider threats and cyberattacks.
Still, implementing best practices can help ward-off IT threats emanating from the misuse of digital identities and credentials. So we thought to disseminate information around that. The stage was set. ARCON being the pioneer in Information Security solutions partnered with KuppingerCole, one of the leading Identity and Access Control advisors and consultants in the world to host a webinar.
With 2020 almost at our threshold, the evolution of digital technology is expected to take a big leap this year, thanks to the influence of Cloud computing, Big Data, AI and IoT. Technology, while getting more advanced, brings sophisticated cyber threats simultaneously that can strike hard in organizations across every industry. Truly, cyber threats will continue to disrupt organizations in 2020 as well.
Recently, a Government organization from Healthcare industry in APAC region revealed that almost 14,000 health records were leaked online because of a malicious insider. The organization never thought that they could lose their sensitive health records to someone trustworthy (apparently) in unbelievably nasty way. Couple of months back this incident shook the cyber world and forced every global organization to reinforce security audit of their IT infrastructure, employee roles, their activities and access control mechanisms.