Cyber security insurance will never pay off for the purchaser because it does not replace proper security or internal IT controls.
IT security best practices
The joint Balabit – Lieberman Software solution forms an end-to-end Privileged Access Management solution which protects IT assets and meets compliance requirements. Of course, the ultimate goal is protection against today’s most dangerous threats, the malicious insiders and APTs.
The notion of the CEO being involved in cyber security is essential. Often the implications and remedies to IT security issues cut across every aspect of an organization’s operations.
Cyber security programs have, for the most part, been wall building exercises. IT security leaders and practitioners have posited that if we prevent the punks and professional bad guys from breaching the walls, then the rest is less important. That may have been the case a decade ago, but the era of mobile, cloud, constant access, and apps everywhere has turned the walls into sieves…
Last week it was reported that hackers managed to bring down Staminus’ entire network after infiltrating the company’s server backbone and resetting routers to factory settings
We sat down with Jonathan Sander, VP of Product Strategy at Lieberman Software, to discuss cyber security best practices that organizations can leverage to protect themselves from cyber attacks, and what we can expect to see in the cyber security industry moving forward.
Your organization may already have a security training and awareness (STA) program, or (this is less likely nowadays) you may have to build one from scratch. This is a checklist of the policies that should underpin a successful STA program.
However, even once you accept the fact that the bad guys are going to get into your network, you can significantly mitigate the damage done. Here are some tips to bolster your organization’s IT security posture.
Simply because an IT employee leaves your organization doesn’t mean you’ve seen the last of him. As the famous Shionogi incident showed us, ex-employees – including contractors – can wreak significant havoc on their former employers’ networks using the same privileged logins they had while employed.
Organizations can be completely compromised by this type of malware, and if they’re using common credentials (that is, the same privileged logins on numerous systems), it really is “game over” once a single common credential is exposed.