Security is an ever-evolving threat landscape. Even with the best in-breed security systems, there is still a possibility that your company is at risk. This whitepaper covers the 8 important things CIOs need to know about whaling and some useful tips they can use to protect their organisation from being held ransom to such attacks.
Prevent major data breaches by reducing time to detect and respond to threats.
You can lessen your organisation's risk of experiencing a damaging cyber incident or data breach by investing in effective Threat Lifecycle Management. Although internal and external threats will exist, the key to managing their impact within your environment and reducing the likelihood of costly consequences is through faster detection and response capabilities.
As Sub-Zero Group, Inc grows and the network becomes more complex, the inhouse IT security staff remains lean. For the IT security team monitoring the network, it was becoming too cumbersome to work with separate device logs and monitoring tools. They couldn’t extract the information on network activity quickly or easily. Setting up a solution with LogRhythm has significantly improved the efficiency of Sub-Zero’s security operations.
The way in which people work has changed. The mobile workforce is a reality. Yet while new ways of working bring many benefits, they demand a new approach to security.
For instance, how do you secure your data and applications on the internet? What happens if a device gets stolen? How do you ensure documents are secure if they are used in public environments? Can you provide quality technical support to users who are working from home? How will your employees ensure that their work and private information remains separate?
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Given the necessity of file sharing, respective risks and obligations, and available file protection mechanisms, what is a pragmatic approach for organizations to reduce IP loss, privacy compliance liability and business exposure due to sensitive file data leakage. Here are the top 5 steps that your organization can put in place today.
Maintaining control over cloud access, collaborative applications, and user mobility are three of the major challenges to protecting data and files that enterprise IT departments face.
Alongside the task of maintaining appropriate enterprise network resource access, organizations need file protection products that offer appropriate levels of control for the internal users and the variety of external users requiring access to sensitive and/or regulated information. Satisfying these challenges is necessary to protect the intellectual property of the business and its market position, and to manage the reputation and liability risks associated with privacy and compliance.
It may have taken years, but greater executive involvement in IT security strategy is putting real weight behind the transformation that is seeing Australian businesses revisit their security practices and the escalation of authority behind crucial security initiatives. The CSO-Dell Secureworks IT Security Strategy Survey 2016 highlighted the extent of this transformational trend, with an almost even split between the number of companies where security executives report to the CIO and those that report to other business executives.
INSIGHTS: THE 2016 AUSTRALIAN IT SECURITY STRATEGIES SURVEY: TOP TIPS
T here is nothing new about arguments that information security should be recognised as a high-level concern – and handled at the highest levels of the organisation. However, according to the recent CSO-Dell Secureworks IT Security Strategy Survey 2016, Australian businesses are making great strides towards making this happen.