Posts Tagged ‘cyber breach’

Why do we keep getting hacked? And how can we stop cyber breaches?

Why do we keep getting hacked? And how can we stop cyber breaches?

The hacks just keep on coming; it seems like every week there’s a new, huge hack taking place. The question on everyone’s minds must be why haven’t we got control of this yet? With all the advances in technology, why can’t we beat the hackers? Unfortunately, it’s exactly those technological advances such as mobile applications and the Internet of Things (IoT) that are often the very causes of these breaches.

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Visibility is key to tackling insider threat and data breaches

There’s a lot of weight given to external threats that cause data breaches and not enough to the insider threats which is a very real issue. Whether it’s a disgruntled employee, a malicious employee, an opportunistic employee, or even an employee under pressure from a criminal organisation, the data breach will have the same consequences for the organisation – fines to pay and a bad reputation to overcome.

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