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Credentialed Users Responsible for Leaks

When companies suffer a cloud data breach, they usually don’t have to search very far to find who is responsible. A recent analysis of one billion files shared by 10 million cloud users strongly suggests in most instances, those closest to the data may be those most responsible for its leaking. In other words, one…

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Rising Cost of Data Breaches

According to a recent Ponemon Institute report, data breaches have become commonplace, but the cost of treating them has increased substantially. According to the report entitled 2014 Cost of Data Breach: Global Analysis, with the exception of Germany, companies have had to spend far more on their investigations, notification and response when their sensitive and…

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2011: Year of the Data Breach

TeamSHATTER and other industry resources have deemed that 2011 is the Year of the Data Breach. October was National Cyber Security Awareness Month and recent data breaches had many talking about security vigilance and data protection. The Climate A study done by Verizon, the US Secret Service and the Dutch High Tech Crime Unit offered…

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Verizon’s Data Breach Investigations Report 2011

In April 2011, Verizon released the 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report, its fourth installment thus far. While many industry insiders ignore these sorts of reports, as vendor-focused or as meaningless statistics, these reports can be a useful indicator of the nature of current threats and recommendations for organizations interested in protecting their networks and systems….

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Developing a Governance Framework in the Cloud

According to industry experts, 2011 has been deemed the “Year of the Data Breach,” unfortunately giving cloud computing the reputation of being insecure. For this reason, it’s essential that organizations in the cloud, as well as organizations considering a move to the cloud, understand and implement an effect governance framework in the cloud. What is…

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