May 12, 2022 l Data Protection, Data Breaches

Why Data Protection is the First Step to Mitigating Insider Risk

Much is written about the corporate threat from shadowy remote hackers. A cybercrime economy worth trillions has certainly made this disparate bunch of financially motivated threat actors a major force to be reckoned with. But the biggest risk to corporate data and cybersecurity may in fact be closer to home.

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May 12, 2022 l Data Protection, Data Breaches

Why Data Protection is the First Step to Mitigating Insider Risk

Much is written about the corporate threat from shadowy remote hackers. A cybercrime economy worth trillions has certainly made this disparate bunch...

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May 6, 2022 l Data Protection, Data Breaches

As Ransomware Threats Mount, Focus Should be on Data-Centric Security

In the cybersecurity industry, ransomware has been the story of the past few years. Despite being around for over a decade or more, attacks...

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Apr 1, 2022 l Data Protection, Data Breaches

How Much Does a Data Breach Cost?

According to IBM's Annual Cost of a Data Breach Report 2021, the average cost of a data breach is around $4.24 million. In the United States and...

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Feb 24, 2022 l Data Protection, Data Breaches

The Error of Overlooking Human Error in Data Breaches

We all make them. Silly, simple human errors and oversights. Call it a foible in human nature, but often it just exemplifies our inability to keep...

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Jan 25, 2022 l Data Protection, Data Breaches

Supply Chain Attacks on the Rise - How can they be Prevented?

As 2021 wound down, many of us in the cybersecurity industry made predictions about continued attacks against targets positioned within supply...

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Dec 9, 2021 l Data Protection, Data Breaches

The Value of Annual Industry Predictions

The other day, my colleague Brett Bicker, who heads up comforte’s enterprise market development team, and I were on a Zoom call ready to record our...

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Nov 18, 2021 l Data Protection, Data Breaches

What We Can Learn from Data Breaches

You don’t have to go out of your way these days to learn about ongoing data breaches. You don’t have to pore over the online tech news sites with...

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Jun 15, 2021 l Data Protection, Data Breaches, Research, Trends, and Predictions

The Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report - How do you Use it?

The annual Verizon DBIR (Data Breach Investigation Report) is a great tool full of lots of actionable information. However, at over 100 pages full of...

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Jun 1, 2021 l Compliance, Data Breaches, EMEA

Data Breach at German Supermarket Chain tegut

The German supermarket chain "tegut" was recently the target of a cyberattack (source in German) and on April 24 the company activated emergency...

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