March 2019

Security Breach

Security Breach Impacts and Top 10 Mitigation Techniques

News stories about Security breaches are increasing day by day. Security breach instances are growing at an alarming rate; while becoming faster and larger in scope.  Approximately 1500 companies are breached annually and the total records compromised nearly double each year. An organization must work quickly and accurately to navigate the terrain. The impact for… Read More »Security Breach Impacts and Top 10 Mitigation Techniques

Third Party Risk

How Missing Continuous Monitoring Makes Third-Party Risk Management Programs Ineffective

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Many organizations have hundreds of vendors and the Third-Party risk exposure is one of the biggest threats. Most of the organizations depend upon partners, vendors, suppliers, contractors and other third-parties for day-to-day operations. Each of them presents some potential risk to the organization. Third-Party Risk Management programs helps in assessing the cybersecurity of vendors/3rd parties that… Read More »How Missing Continuous Monitoring Makes Third-Party Risk Management Programs Ineffective

Shadow IT Risks

Top 3 insights To The Impacts Of Shadow IT

Digital Security is a challenging practice of protecting your organization’s information and to understand the Impact of Shadow IT. In most organizations, it would be hard just to make sure that they are not compromised through your networks, communication systems, and storage systems. Having to worry about information that is outside your control, and that… Read More »Top 3 insights To The Impacts Of Shadow IT

Shadow IT Risks

Shadow IT in Healthcare Organizations

Healthcare organizations and pharmaceutical companies rest on a foundation of sensitive patient data and intellectual property. Healthcare entities in the private sector – especially those affiliated with academic medical centers and university research facilities – also commonly face challenges of identifying and reining in shadow IT and mitigating the security risks posed by technology deployments that aren’t… Read More »Shadow IT in Healthcare Organizations

Managing Shadow IT

6 Must-Know Facts About Shadow IT

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Shadow IT refers to IT applications and infrastructure that are managed and utilized without the knowledge of the enterprise’s IT department. Shadow IT risks exists in most organizations but most IT leaders and CISOs underestimate about its reach. In this blog, we will uncover the important facts that every business leader should understand about Shadow… Read More »6 Must-Know Facts About Shadow IT

Credential Stuffing

Credential Stuffing: 8.7 Identity-Record Data Are On Surface, Deep & Dark Web

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Credential stuffing is a method that hackers use to infiltrate a company’s system by automated injection of breached username & password pairs. Attackers use credentials to bypass anti-spam and firewall devices and access users accounts. Once they were inside the company network, they can send phishing emails or compromise company systems/data. Note that attackers just… Read More »Credential Stuffing: 8.7 Identity-Record Data Are On Surface, Deep & Dark Web

Third Party Risk

Third-Parties: Risks & Threats Associated With Them

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Third-Party risks are more as the Third-Party breaches continue to dominate and these breaches are expensive to organizations. Third-parties are those companies that you directly work with such as data management companies, law firms, e-mail providers, web hosting companies, subsidiaries, vendors, sub-contractors. Third-Parties are  basically any organization, whose employees or systems have access to your… Read More »Third-Parties: Risks & Threats Associated With Them

Recommendation to prevent Shadow IT

Recommendation to Prevent Shadow IT

Shadow IT have many potential risks that can have an impact on organizations. These Five recommendations are that an organization can consider to prevent Shadow IT. Awareness: Communication is a key to prevent shadow IT and there needs to be communication on the policies and solutions that a company offers, as well as business units should be… Read More »Recommendation to Prevent Shadow IT