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The latest News and Information on Insider Threats including employee monitoring and data privacy.

7 Best Practices to Secure System Administrators' Privileged Accounts

System administrators hold the keys to your organization’s cybersecurity. However, their accounts can also be a source of cybersecurity risks to your company. Both cybercriminals and malicious administrators can exploit the elevated privileges for their own benefit. In this article, we explore key risks coming from admin accounts and offer seven effective practices you can adopt to secure administrative access to your organization’s critical systems and data.

Phishing Awareness 101: How to Email Test Your Employees

Phishing is a constant threat to data and endpoint security. Cybercriminals use phishing attacks to break into accounts, steal company funds, and compromise sensitive data. In this article I will introduce you to the dangers of phishing and guide you through the process of running your very own phishing simulation using BrowseReporter, CurrentWare’s employee computer monitoring software. Table of Contents

How to Establish an Insider Risk Security Team

The new era of remote work launched by COVID has given millions of employees the ability to work on their own terms and spend more time with their families. Unfortunately, remote work also comes with certain security risks, as organizations now need to guard against increased exposure to cybersecurity concerns with little physical oversight. But embracing remote work does not need to mean handing employees’ laptops with sensitive company information and hoping all goes well.

3 Tips for Mitigating the Insider Threat Facing Government Organizations

Verizon’s Data Breach Investigation Report for 2022 (DBIR) was recently released and it has some good news and it has some bad news when it comes to the risk of insider attacks. First the good news, sort of. According to the DBIR, the vast majority of breaches continue to come from external actors (80% vs 18% of insiders). Hopefully we can be a little less suspicious of Bob who sits two offices down from you. However when an insider attack happens, it can be really, really destructive.

How to Protect Intellectual Property: 6+ Tips for Businesses

Data theft is a very real problem that costs businesses an average of $4.24 million annually. But it’s not just customer data that’s vulnerable, your business’s intellectual property (IP) has a hefty price tag attached to it, too. In this article, you’ll learn the definition of intellectual property, its value in business, and ways to keep it protected. Table of Contents

Viking Yachts Protects Intellectual Property From a Departing Employee (Case Study) | CurrentWare

“CurrentWare saved us a lot of time and money; when the employee was questioned about the data transfer they folded. I cannot thank all of you enough for this software. Being able to audit removable drives is invaluable.” A lot has changed in the world since our first case study interview in 2021 with Vincent (Vinny) Pecoreno, the Network Administrator for Viking Yachts.

How to Detect and Prevent Industrial Espionage

Knowledge is power. Especially in the hands of your competitors. Information about your company, its products and services, finances, sales, and marketing strategy is a weapon of modern economic warfare. That’s why it’s important to ensure that your organization’s data is well-protected. In this article, we explain (with real-life examples) how corporate spies attack and discuss how to prevent industrial espionage.

How to Enable Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) in the CurrentWare Suite | CurrentWare v7.0.1 Tutorial

This video will teach you how to set up two-factor authentication (2FA) in CurrentWare version 7.0.1. Two-factor authentication provides an extra layer of security if anyone other than you attempts to log in to your CurrentWare web console using your account.

Two-Factor Authentication, App Productivity & Admin Logs (v7.0.1)

CurrentWare version 7.0.1 is here! With this release we’re excited to announce the introduction of two key security features: Two-factor authentication (2FA) and our first two admin activity logs! These enhancements provide an extra layer of security to help ensure that only trusted operators are accessing your admin console while providing greater visibility into what they are doing within the CurrentWare Suite.