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Five benefits of implementing file monitoring solutions in healthcare organizations

Healthcare organizations handle vast amounts of sensitive patient information, making them a target for cybercriminals. To protect this information, healthcare organizations are turning to file monitoring solutions. Here are five benefits of implementing a file monitoring solution in a healthcare organization: In conclusion, file monitoring solutions offer numerous benefits to healthcare organizations, including real-time threat […]

Tracking file changes helps admins solve server configuration problems

File tracking is an important aspect of server administration, and it can help administrators detect and resolve server configuration problems. By keeping track of changes to files on a server, administrators can identify issues before they cause significant harm to the system and data. There are several ways in which file tracking can help administrators […]

Three reasons why admins should use file monitoring solutions

File monitoring solutions are essential tools for administrators to manage and protect their organizations’ data and systems. There are several reasons why administrators should consider using these solutions, including improving security, reducing downtime, and increasing efficiency. First, file monitoring solutions improve security. By continuously monitoring all files on a system, administrators can detect potential security […]

What is file monitoring?

File monitoring is an internal audit process of automatically observing and recording important aspects regarding how files are being accessed and how they change over time. Many controls defined by security standards require the implementation of such processes for compliance. In essence, file monitoring is performed for two important reasons: – To ensure the integrity […]

How to detect data breaches

Most people do not know where all their important files are, and this makes detecting data breaches tad difficult. To fully understand where data is, companies use data indexing solutions, but these are expensive and come with a significant IT overhead. There are, however, simpler ways to get just enough insight into where important files […]

GDPR significantly broadens the scope of data privacy requirements: are you in, or out?

The European Data Privacy Directive (Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament), is still the data privacy law in effect today in the European Union. This year, its replacement, the General Data Protection Regulation was adopted and will come into effect in 2018. GDPR will significantly broaden the scope of the data privacy requirements both regarding […]

Tesco Bank: Money stolen from customers’ accounts – thousands affected

Last weekend brought unpleasant surprises for the customers of Tesco Bank, the banking system of a major retailer in the UK. Following a stream of suspicious online transactions, some resulting in fraudulent withdrawals, the bank decided to cease online operations on Sunday. Why is this important for all of us? Because it was the first […]

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, […]