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Apr 24, 2019   |  By Dr. Christine Izuakor
A few years ago, a news story about a man who was being paid six figures to watch cat videos went viral. Unfortunately, his company didn’t realize that this is what they were paying him to do all day. How did this happen? The employee, whom we’ll refer to as “John,” worked for a company in the US and was getting paid six figures as a developer.
Apr 22, 2019   |  By Dr. Christine Izuakor
A lot could happen within 100 days. One could start a new company, travel around the world or train for a marathon. One hundred days is also around the average time that attackers spend frolicking around compromised networks before being detected. For countries in Europe, Middle East, and Africa the number goes up to 175, or almost half of a year. To make matters worse, the longer a breach remains undetected the more expensive it becomes.
Apr 16, 2019   |  By Dr. Christine Izuakor
Once upon a time, protecting critical data assets meant keeping printed confidential information in locked boxes labeled top secret. As long as these boxes were kept in secured areas, all was well. Today, information has no such physical boundaries. Network perimeters and firewalls have become the new walls, and data classification schemas are the new box labels. This shift led to an evolution in how companies protected their data from leaving their environments.
Apr 2, 2019   |  By Veriato
Veriato, the leader in the user activity monitoring and analysis market, today reported that their inaugural Police User Group was a resounding success seeing Police staff attend from all over the UK. The event hosted in London demonstrated Veriato's ongoing commitment in providing an essential active monitoring solution used by Professional Standards and Anti-Corruption units across 75% of UK Police forces.
Mar 25, 2019   |  By Veriato
It’s estimated that Ransomware costs will climb to roughly $11.5 billion in 2019, according to CSO Online. The frequency of attacks continues to increase as well. According to a report on Ransomware, these attacks occurred once every 120 seconds in early 2016. By 2017 this spiked to an attack occurring every 40 seconds. In 2019, the frequency is expected to grow to an attack happening every 14 seconds.
Aug 23, 2018   |  By Veriato
Since you’re reading this guide, it’s likely you recognize the threat insiders pose to an organization and the need to proactively build a plan to monitor, detect, and respond to potential and active threats. Insiders pose a real threat – 28% of data breaches are perpetrated by insiders, and institutional fraud is almost always an insider.
Jun 26, 2018   |  By Veriato
Organizations focused on security threats tend to focus on the external attacker. Solutions used to secure the perimeter, endpoints, email, and data are put in place. While absolutely necessary, they organizations lack the ability to equally protect against the insider – the employee that puts the organization at risk through either malicious intent or negligence.
May 30, 2018   |  By Veriato
Someday, sometime, an employee with access to sensitive data, intellectual property, or trade secrets is going to leave your company, which makes their departure risky to the organization. Sure, you’ve “trusted” them as part of their employment, but when the time comes to change jobs, you can’t always be certain about the motive for the move.
May 11, 2018   |  By Veriato
The results of the SANS survey on insider threats show that organizations are starting to recognize the importance of protecting against the insider threat but struggle to deal with it; as one might expect, larger organizations are more likely to have provisions for responding to such threats.
May 10, 2018   |  By Veriato
The class of cyber actor with the greatest capacity to cause harm to organizations is not the so called state-sponsored hacker or cyber-terrorists. It is the “insider” – the company’s employees, ex-employees, and trusted vendors.
Mar 22, 2019   |  By Veriato
Malicious and accidental insiders alike have drawn renewed attention to the Insider Threat. Patrick Knight of Veriato offers new insight on the scale of the problem and how to tackle it.
Mar 14, 2019   |  By Veriato
Insider threats are becoming the Achilles heel of most corporate security strategies. Watch as we explain our best practice strategies.
Feb 14, 2019   |  By Veriato
We've all seen what's possible with the Dark Web thanks to Silk Road. If you're interested in buying or selling someone's private data like social security numbers or credit card information, it’s disturbingly easy to do. All you need is a computer, a Tor Browser and Cryptocurrency, and it's all completely anonymous.
Feb 5, 2019   |  By Veriato
Cerebral provides an end-to-end integrated internal threat intelligence platform that maximizes both security and efficiency while providing the concrete proof to take legal action.
Dec 7, 2018   |  By Veriato
Veriato's Pete Nourse on Why This Is the Sector's Achilles Heel.