British Airways faces record £183 million GDPR fine after data breach

British Airways is facing a record fine of £183 million, after its systems were breached by hackers last year and the personal and payment card information of around 500,000 customers were stolen ...

What Is FIM (File Integrity Monitoring)?

File integrity monitoring (FIM) exists because change is prolific in organizations’ IT environments. Hardware assets change. Software programs change. Configuration states change. Some of these modifications are authorized insofar as they occur ...

Can You Mitigate Risk with Compliance and Integrity Monitoring for HIPAA and Healthcare?

The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) was instituted in 1996, just as medical information was making the transition to the digital storage medium. Originally intended merely to administrate better coverage ...

Turning Malware Trends into Proactive Behaviors

Most of the industry agrees: malware is on the rise. My news feed rarely manages a week without an incident making the headlines. Here are some of the most recent events I’ve ...

7 Regulations Requiring File Integrity Monitoring for Compliance

Maintaining compliance can be a challenge with limited budgets and resources. Challenges by compliance and IT professionals include resource shortages, personal liability and regulatory change ...

PCI and File Integrity Monitoring for Businesses

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) has been in effect since 2004, but the need for continued compliance strategies is just as important today as when the standards were ...
What Is Integrity Management?

What Is Integrity Management?

If you’ve been in information security for a while, you’ve likely had some experience with file integrity monitoring (FIM). It’s a capability with a long history, going back to the original open-source ...
HR Software Provider Says Malware Infection Might Have Exposed User Data

HR Software Provider Says Malware Infection Might Have Exposed User Data

A provider of HR software said that a malware infection might have exposed user data including personal and account information. According to a statement posted on its website, PageUp observed unusual activity ...

The Five Stages of File Integrity Monitoring (FIM)

The benefits of a capable and properly deployed File Integrity Monitoring (FIM) solution are plentiful: If you see unexpected or unexplained file changes, you can investigate immediately and resolve the issue quickly ...