Even though you might associate threats to computer files from outsiders and shady people with intense computer skills, traditionally, the biggest threat to corporate data and systems comes from insiders, as they have the privileged access to data and systems. They therefore have the potential ability to do more accidental or malicious damage than an outside attacker.
Whenever you install a network intrusion detection system, you will be notified if there is any suspicious activity, including attempts to hack into your network. Intrusion detection system software is available through a number of electronics stores and computer security specialists, and experts agree that
Did you know that about 56% of Americans now own smartphones, according to Pew Research? Many people are now bringing their phones to work. Most business correspondingly have a BYOD, or Bring your own device, policy. What many companies overlook, however, is how a lack of BYOD oversight can lead to dangerous breaches. Here are four things you should know about BYOD and how companies use mobile device management to combat loss or theft of data.
According to a survey by Enterasys, 75% of companies allow BYOD. Of those companies, an incredible 47% have experienced a security breach as a result. Although the knee jerk reaction might be to disable BYOD policies, there are