Protecting Your Data from Cyber Extortion: Lessons from the Latest Mega-hack

At the end of last year, enterprise firewall company Accellion was the victim of a two-phase SQL injection attack that resulted in significant sensitive data breaches over the last number of months. This attack is important for several reasons. It underscores the rise in frequency of incidents leading to public ... Read More

What’s Different About Data Security in the Cloud? Almost Everything.

Well before the onset of the pandemic most organizations had a digital transformation plan in place which included migrating workloads to new modern architectures, usually a private, public, or hybrid cloud. As the challenges caused by COVID-19 became more acute, these organizations accelerated their modernization plans for a myriad of ... Read More

The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Widening the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

While there are undoubtedly many major challenges within the world of cybersecurity, one of the principal roadblocks to the implementation of effective data security is the lack of skilled cybersecurity practitioners. In a November 2019 report, the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, (ISC)² suggested that the cybersecurity workforce needs ... Read More

Life post-acquisition: A people-centric plan to get you total data security a lot faster

| | Data Security
Getting acquired can be an emotional rodeo. Some days are crazy excitement and others are heartache over the unknowns ahead. It’s natural – we’re human. I remember years ago sitting in a doctor’s office staring at a poster about the “10 most stressful life events” and “starting a new job” ... Read More