DATA SECURITY REQUIRES A NEW APPROACH Modern enterprises are built on data. However, sensitive corporate data no longer resides exclusively on dedicated storage systems tucked safely behind the physical confines of a data center protected by a perimeter firewall. Times have changed. The unstoppable force of cloud computing has shifted IT paradigms and opened new avenues of attack.  Today, data is scattered all over the place, from public cloud services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP), to personal cloud storage solutions such as Box, Dropbox, Google......

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Using appgate SDP to protect against the ATM Cashout threat A highly sophisticated, global attack is being carried out against banks and payment card processors, shedding light on the urgent need for increased network security. Share the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has warned financial institutions of a highly sophisticated and coordinated global attack on banks and payment card processors using cloned cards at automated teller machines (ATMs). Krebs on Security broke the story and released quotes from the FBI memo. The cybercriminals appear to be targeting small- to medium-sized financial institutions—ones they believe......

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Safe Online Holiday Shopping From the convenience of one-click ordering to the lure of next-day delivery, online shopping has grown tremendously in the past few years, fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic. But online shopping isn’t just convenient for us and good for businesses, it’s good business for the fraudsters and cybercriminals.  Scammers try to trick us into paying for goods we won’t receive or obtain our personal information for financial gain. So, what can you do about it? It’s important to take steps to protect yourself when shopping online. With a few simple tips, you can......

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Leading the evolution of casb and cloud security

Netskope – The Undisputed Leader in the Evolution of CASB and Cloud Security Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB), also known as Cloud Security Gateways, were created to address the increasing cloud security problems facing organizations as cloud and application usage increased over the last decade. Many of the trends that made CASB a requirement have been amplified significantly by the COVID-19 pandemic (including the increase to 70% of employees working remotely, up from 33% prior to the pandemic), which, along with an increase in threats and attacks (with 90% of companies reporting an......

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