Category: Insider Threat

Security Agent Overload: Why Less Endpoint Security is More

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The art world calls it “negative space.” The fashion industry calls it “minimalism.” Whereas other spheres embrace the less-is-more mentality, the prevailing approach to cybersecurity is more-is-more. News of high profile data breaches and deceptive marketing tactics push small business owners to employ disparate endpoint security solutions—a costly and convoluted practice that may do more

2 Cost-Effective Defenses Against Insider Security Threats

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Sometimes, it’s pure accident—a coworker innocently downloads an attachment that contains malware. Other times, it’s intentional—a terminated employee extracts sensitive company data as an act of revenge. Either way, insider security breaches can cost you and your organization dearly. In fact, insider incidents cost companies $4.3 million per year on average. Human error, negligence, and

4 New York DFS Cybersecurity Deadlines You Should Know

New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has enacted 23 NYCRR Part 500, a new regulation designed to establish a cybersecurity baseline for financial service companies, which went into effect on March 1, 2017. Generally speaking, this mandate applies to financial services firms such as banks and insurance companies licensed by the state of New York. 

The 12 Pillars of PCI Compliance

While you may be familiar with the term PCI DSS, you may not be as familiar with the twelve comprehensive requirements that make up the security standard. These requirements are meant to provide the necessary guidance for organizations to properly secure and monitor their network, while protecting cardholder data: Deploy and maintain a firewall Change