Many businesses are oversharing sensitive files and documents

The pandemic has given rise to an eruption of document sharing, putting many organizations at serious risk of data leaks and breaches. According to a new report from AI firm Concentric, in the first quarter of the year, the number of overshared files rose 450 percent, compared to the same quarter in 2020. Concentric pulled the data from one of …

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Workers often unclear on the sensitive nature of business data

Businesses are not doing enough to instil the importance of proper data handling into employees, a new report from KnowBe4 suggests. The cybersecurity firm polled 408,929 workers worldwide and found that roughly a quarter (24 percent) are unsure whether the data they work with is classified or not. The construction, education, transport, and retail sectors are most at risk, with …

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More sensitive data is moving to the cloud than ever

Confidence in the security of cloud-based data solutions is growing, as more and more organizations decide to move sensitive data off-premises. This is according to a new report from Trustwave, based on a poll of 966 IT pros, which states that 96 percent plan to move sensitive data to the cloud over the next two years. What’s more, more than …

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