Tag: data loss


Is Your Data Protected Against These 4 Risks?

Is Your Data Protected Against These 4 Risks?

According to the 2018 Cost of Data Breach study, the retail industry ranked fifth in frequency of data breaches. Since the dawn of the digital age, we’ve fought cyber pirates with tools like firewalls, encryption, strong passwords, antivirus software and white-hat hackers.   Read More


How to Keep Data Secure from Insider Threats

How to Keep Data Secure from Insider Threats

Just as online marketplaces made shoplifting worse by providing thieves with an easy avenue to sell their stolen goods, the dark web is raising risk by offering employees a venue for doing the dirty business of selling stolen information. According to a new report, the number of employees who did   Read More


The Fundamentals of Network Data Loss Prevention

The Fundamentals of Network Data Loss Prevention

It’s important to understand how criminals gain access to systems in order to better manage your organization’s network data loss prevention. While the playbook for network penetrations varies from attacker to attacker, there are some consistent patterns that emerge from each enterprise-level incident. Network penetrations can be broken down into   Read More


Data Security Trends: What Loss Prevention Needs to Know

Data Security Trends: What Loss Prevention Needs to Know

While it’s true that retail data security responsibility often does not fall in loss prevention’s court, LP professionals need to be aware of the ongoing risks and emerging concerns in data vulnerability and protection.

The technology firm Gartner, Inc. has studied five key areas of data security concerns that businesses face   Read More


Social Engineering Attacks Remain the Primary Vehicle for Retail Data Breach

Social Engineering Attacks Remain the Primary Vehicle for Retail Data Breach

Assuming that basic technical blocking-and-tackling issues are addressed,like not having SQL injection exploitable databases, limiting brute force attempts, and using robust egress traffic monitoring/data loss prevention infrastructure,the most vulnerable components of any corporate network are humans. Most breaches start with an employee electing to open the door for an attacker   Read More