The latest FileAudit updates help make NTFS permissions reporting easy – and add the ability to migrate or archive your database. You want quick insights into access rights across the entire file system directory. And you need more control over your data. You spoke, we listened. Easily report on NTFS permissions & permission changes With … Continued
Multi Factor Authentication in a Holistic Context
The following is a guest post from Techni Team, an ICT-Full-Service Provider and the distributor for UserLock in the Netherlands. As many of you are aware, that when it comes to protecting the ICT infrastructure, many organizations need to rapidly upgrade to a higher level of security. This is particularly true for SME companies. This … Continued
How to Avoid Data Breaches on Windows Infrastructure
It seems like IT’s general approach to any kind of attack – which includes data breaches – is a reactive one. Think about it, in every kind of attack-related scenario – whether an external attack, an insider threat, malware infection, ransomware attack, etc. – the “business as usual” methodology is to detect the attack/infection and … Continued
School Network Management. You’ve got your work cut out!
If you’re responsible for school network management at a school, college or university, I don’t envy you. You have a tough job. Not only do you need to keep out the usual external threats like viruses, trojan horses, hackers and the like from your network; you need to ensure that you protect against students’ … Continued
Network security in Universities, Colleges and Schools.
IT teams responsible for network security in Universities, Colleges and Schools are experiencing more and more pressure to secure their networks from both external and insider threats. According to the CSO,13% of data breaches last year happened at educational institutions. According to EDUCAUSE, a nonprofit association of IT leaders in higher education, information security remains the #1 issue in 2018 for the third … Continued
Windows File Share Auditing – Best Practices
Windows file share auditing helps organizations secure their most sensitive files, folders and file shares and simplifies adherence to compliance standards. When successful file auditing is in place it can help both identify a data breach as well as to potentially stop a breach. File share security best practices Across almost all industries, file servers … Continued
Does Meeting Compliance Include File Servers?
Those of you reading this are likely working in industries with compliance mandates around protecting specific data types from misuse. And, like most businesses today, you’re probably using some kind of industry-specific set of applications that host that data – a health information management system in a healthcare setting, for example. So, your compliance focus … Continued
Lessons from the NHS: A bitter pill to swallow
The WannaCry cyber-attack, which took place earlier this month, has made headlines all over the world over in recent weeks. Already documented as the biggest ransomware attack in history, the hackers shut down IT systems worldwide, with a staggering 75,000 attacks in 99 countries. However, of those impacted, the organisation which has been given the … Continued
What companies can learn from the alleged Apple hack
According to a report from Motherboard, a group of hackers is attempting to extort one of the most well-known companies in the world — Apple. The blackmailing is over alleged access to a collection of stolen user credentials for iCloud and other Apple email accounts. The ‘Turkish Crime Family’ hackers have demanded $75,000 in either … Continued
Tracking or restricting overtime with America’s prospective labor laws
As Barack Obama prepares for retirement, all eyes are on America as its 45th president, Donald Trump, takes over. Before he passed on the baton to his successor, Obama attempted to overhaul legislation surrounding overtime pay. This law would have significantly raised the salary cap under which workers were entitled to earn overtime, meaning the … Continued