Organizations are often not fully aware of the security processes of the companies they outsource to, but they are still held responsible in the case of a data breach. Ilia Sotnikov, VP of Product Management at Netwrix, explains why every company should take a risk-based approach when developing relationships with contractors and avoid making these five mistakes that could lead to a data breach.
Regularly measuring the effectiveness of cybersecurity efforts is challenging but essential to avoid security incidents. The ROI of security investments should be based on how much loss the organization could avoid due to the investment. In this article, Netwrix CEO Steve Dickson covers a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods to evaluate the return on security investments (ROSI).
Privileged accounts give users the ability to compromise an organization’s network, systems
The number of data breaches tracked in 2016 in the U.S. reached an all-time record of 1,093 incidents and exposed more than 36 million records. The situation in 2017 is not getting any better, as the wave of data breaches continues to roll on. As cyber threats evolve, we look back at some of the worst breaches of 2016 and see what we can learn from them to avoid making the same mistakes in future.