Data Security

The latest News and Information on Data Security including privacy, protection, and encryption.

What Is Privileged Session Management and How Can It Help Secure Your Sensitive Data?

Privilege abuse is the top misuse-related reason for data breaches according to the 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report by Verizon. To mitigate the risk of data leaks and other incidents, it’s crucial to enhance the protection of critical assets and keep a close eye on the activity of privileged users. Yet it can become a real ordeal for an IT security manager not only to secure access to their organization’s servers but also to track and manage all privileged sessions.

What Is Enterprise Information Security Architecture?

Spending on security and risk management is soaring worldwide. But exactly which improvements should you focus on next to best strengthen your cybersecurity program? For many organizations, building a solid information security architecture should be at the top of the list. Read on to learn how what information security architecture is and how it can help you protect your critical IT assets from security threats with less work and worry.

How To Protect and Store Sensitive Data in SaaS Platforms with Cloud DLP

Mega-breaches, or reported breach incidents that impact more than one million records, have increased dramatically. Our analysis shows that, on average, mega-breaches increased 36% year over year since 2016. In total, mega-breach incidents that we analyzed cost at minimum a combined $8.8 billion and exposed 51 billion records.

Endpoint Enigma | Is 2022 the Beginning of the End of On-Prem Security?

Nearly two years after we were forced to experiment with remote work, 2022 will be an inflection point for both threats and cybersecurity solutions. Tune into our annual predictions episode to hear what Lookout CTO of SASE Products Sundaram Lakshmanan thinks will happen next year. We'll be discussing everything from software supply chains to threat hunting and data protection.

Event: Bridging the data security and privacy gap

Security and privacy are inherently linked, yet decisions about each are often made in silos. It can be a challenge for teams of all sizes, with varied specialities, to connect the two domains. With that in mind, we’re pleased to announce our first live panel event: How do you bridge the gap between data security and privacy?

Data Loss Prevention (DLP) on Jira and Confluence Data Center & Server Editions

Jira and Confluence house high volumes of customer information, tickets, notes, wiki articles, and more. To scan Jira and Confluence Data Center or Server editions, you can use Nightfall’s APIs to scan data at-rest in these silos. In this article, we’ll walk through how you can run a full historical scan on your Jira and Confluence data to discover sensitive data, like API keys and PII. The output will be a report detailing the sensitive findings discovered in your environment.

Your Data is Everywhere: Here are the Critical Capabilities of a Modern DLP

In some ways, IT teams had a great life in the early 2000s. Data was stored inside data centers and accessed through known ingress and egress points like a castle with a limited number of gates. As a result, organizations had control over exactly whom and what devices could access company data. This is no longer the case. With users accessing cloud applications with whatever networks and devices are at their disposal, those defense mechanisms have become inadequate.

How To Manage The Hidden Impacts of Data Leak With Cloud DLP

Data leaks are a type of data loss threat that often fly under the radar — making them potentially more damaging than a malware or ransomware attack. Compared to data breaches, data leaks put customer information at risk accidentally. Data leaks can lead to credit card fraud, extortion, stolen IP, and further attacks by cybercriminals who seek to take advantage of security misconfigurations.

Endangered data in online transactions and how to safeguard company information

This blog was written by an independent guest blogger. Online transactions are essential for every modern business. From online shopping to banking, transferring funds, and sending invoices, online transactions ensure utter convenience and efficiency. However, the familiarity of making financial transactions online can make people forget about security and all the dangers that they may be facing. On top of that, new cybersecurity threats keep popping up constantly.