How to monitor Skype file sharing from corporate endpoints

Skype is a popular communication platform, so companies who are concerned with data security, compliance and assessing the risk of data leakage, look for solutions that enable control and visibility into the Skype file sharing service. Knowing who shares files and which files are being shared, helps to understand the risk of data leakage and […]

Five ways in which TEMASOFT FileMonitor can help healthcare organizations

Monitoring and analyzing how files are being accessed, how they change, and how they move around the IT environment brings many benefits for healthcare organizations looking to meet HIPAA compliance and mitigate the ransomware threats. Comply with HIPAA IT auditing requirements HIPAA requires activity monitoring and access auditing for informational systems (defined as hardware, software, […]

How to Monitor Google Drive Uploads from Corporate Endpoints

Insider theft and misuse are a major area of concern when it comes to protecting information and complying with security standards and legal requirements. Cloud-based file storage services are very popular especially for consumers who use them to store their personal files. In many cases, employees use cloud synchronization services at work as well. This […]

European data privacy regulation – what makes “personal data”?

Background In Europe, the first data privacy considerations were brought to the European Council’s attention in 1980 as “The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development” issued recommendations in this respect. In the document “Recommendations of the Council Concerning Guidelines Governing the Protection of Privacy and Trans-Border Flows of Personal Data” OECD released seven principles governing […]

Dangers of mobile banking

2016 Ponemon Cost of Data Breach Study – The less obvious conclusions

The 11th edition of the 2016 Ponemon Cost of Data Breach Study presents an in-depth analysis of the cost of data breaches across the world, its specific components and the factors that affect it. At the same time, the study provides insights into the likelihood of data breaches for the next year. This year’s report […]

Eating out – no longer safe if you pay by card

Restaurants were not avoided by hackers in 2016, and the reason why is quite obvious: big restaurant chains run their business in many locations, there is virtually zero IT security expertise on these sites, and most importantly, there is a big cash flow and a significant number of transactions going on every day. How restaurants […]

Common ways of stealing data: Access token theft

Nowadays, 41 records are lost every second in data breaches usually caused by external attackers (according to Breachlevelindex), and the trend is climbing. Companies need to invest more in security training and solutions to reduce the risk of successful cyber attacks. This article explores a way in which hackers steal data once they managed to […]