Examples of Real-Life Data Breaches Caused by Insider Threats

Real-Life Data Breaches Caused by Insider Threat Examples

In organisations of all sizes, there are often a large number of employees that know the ins and outs of a company’s cybersecurity tools and infrastructure. This is the reason behind thousands of inadvertent and malicious insider attacks conducted around the world each month which can lead to real threat data breaches and substantial financial losses. Insider threats can cause … Read More

Vendor Risk Management Framework – The Key to Effective VRM

Vendor Risk Management Framework

While cooperation between businesses has long been essential for an economy to function and thrive, in the digital age, companies are more interconnected than ever. Additionally, in today’s competitive landscape, companies must concentrate on their core competencies while leveraging third-party vendors’ expertise by outsourcing particular business functions.   However, while this has numerous benefits, including increased efficiency, productivity, and cost-effectiveness, this … Read More

The Importance of Cloud Risk Management 

cloud risk management

With considerable benefits like easier access to innovative technologies, simpler scalability, and reduced IT expenditures, increasing numbers of companies are migrating their data and infrastructure to a cloud environment. In fact, cloud adoption has been so prolific over the last decade that 94% of companies now use cloud services of some kind – with an astonishing 61% of organisations migrating … Read More

What is a Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management (C-SCRM)?

Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management (C-SCRM) Guide

What is a Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management (C-SCRM)?  While the term “supply chain” traditionally conjures up images of raw materials, production lines, haulage trucks and cargo ships, in the information age, an organisation must also consider its digital supply chain.   A supply chain can be defined as the resources, people, and processes that a company uses to deliver its … Read More

How to Create a Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan?

How to Create a Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan?

Cybersecurity incidents are becoming an almost everyday occurrence. No entity is immune. Small, medium, and large businesses have all fallen victim to some type of cyber incident in recent times.   According to cybersecurity statistics, during the first quarter of 2023, more than six million data records were exposed worldwide through data breaches. Since the first quarter of 2020, the highest … Read More

7 Advantages of DSPM for Data Security

7 advantages of DSPM for data security

Although cloud computing has revolutionised a company’s ability to share data, to account for an increasingly mobile and distributed workforce, cloud environments also complicate its ability to secure sensitive data.   The exponentially increasing volume of data – and datasets being frequently duplicated across multiple cloud-based platforms, applications, and services – mean that most cloud security solutions struggle to keep up … Read More

10 Reasons why SSPM is Vital for SaaS

Why SSPM is Vital for SaaS

With benefits including enhanced functionality, rich customisation options, and high compatibility with other applications, it’s no surprise that vast numbers of companies have adopted SaaS (software-as-a-service) applications. Subsequently, research shows that around 70% of applications organisations use are SaaS, which is set to rise to 85% by 2025.  However, organisations must overcome the challenges of hosting their data and applications … Read More

9 Ways to Leverage Cyber Threat Intelligence

9 Ways to Leverage Cyber Threat Intelligence

Cyber threat intelligence is data that is collected, analysed, and processed to understand a malicious actor’s attack behaviours, motives, and targets. Cyber threat intelligence allows IT security specialists to make quicker, more informed cybersecurity decisions and changes the response from reactive to proactive in the fight against cybercrime.  Why is Cyber Threat Intelligence Important?      In the ever evolving digital world, threat … Read More