Prevent ransomware by stopping lateral movement: the case for active defense

Cybercrime is often motivated by profit, and threat actors have realized that the most profitable way to conduct their business is to target enterprises with deep wallets, a cyber insurance policy, and/or valuable assets. However, these attacks are not as easy to pull off as it is to send out a generic phishing email and hope for the best – …

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Lack of cybersecurity expertize stopping financial firms from protecting their data

Last year, financial organizations that keep their apps and data in the cloud  suffered all kinds of cybersecurity incidents, all due to the lack of in-house security knowledge. These are the findings presented in the 2021 Cloud Data Security Report, issued by cloud security company Netwrix. Polling 937 IT professionals worldwide, Netwrix found that more than half (59 percent) of …

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IaaS visibility and access management could be key to stopping cyberattacks

Almost half of the world’s organizations have suffered a cyberattack due to poor infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) visibility and access management. This is according to a new report from SailPoint, which claims that businesses are failing to prioritize proper identity governance controls for IaaS platforms as they would for other parts of the business. Making matters worse, three quarters of businesses use …

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