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OneDrive for Business Security Tips and Tricks

The rate of cloud technology adoption has increased dramatically over the last few years, with file storage generally being the go-to cloud service. That’s because cloud storage enables organizations to keep costs down and made data more accessible, helping to drive collaborations. Microsoft are responsible for very popular cloud file storage services. Microsoft OneDrive is a non-business product … [Read more...]

The Threat Facing America’s Critical Infrastructure

Perhaps more Americans would take cybersecurity threats seriously if they resulted in disruptions to their Netflix streaming and prevented them from taking hot showers. A lot of the activities we take for granted, including making a coffee in the morning and watching TV in the evenings, are powered by the energy industry. The nation’s power grid not only powers many of our in-house technology, it … [Read more...]

How Will Decentralized Technologies Shape the Future of Data Security?

You remember Tim Berners-Lee, right? The guy who invented the World Wide Web. Well, he’s at it again. Tim’s latest project, called Solid (Social Linked Data), is a platform that is designed to give users’ more control over their personal data, and to provide more structure to the vast amounts of data we store on the internet. And then we have the Blockchain – an append-only … [Read more...]

How to Detect a Data Breach: The Basics

If we look at some of the most high-profile data breaches of the last few years, you will be astonished at how long it took for the organization involved to detect. Companies as big and as well equipped as Verifone, took 6 months to detect the data breach that first started in the middle of 2016. It took Forever 21 around 9 months to detect their data breach that started … Read more The post … [Read more...]

What is a Security Analytics Platform?

Security analytics is the process of analyzing raw data to determine the effectiveness of current security measures and take appropriate steps to improve cybersecurity. It involves the aggregation of data from a multitude of sources, including event logs, firewalls, virus scanners and more, and combining that information into an easier to process data set. What is Security Analytics? A Definition … [Read more...]

What is a Security Analytics Platform?

Security analytics is the process of analyzing raw data to determine the effectiveness of current security measures and take appropriate steps to improve cybersecurity. It involves the aggregation of data from a multitude of sources, including event logs, firewalls, virus scanners and more, and combining that information into an easier to process data set. What is Security Analytics? A Definition … [Read more...]

Visibility Over Data Means Better Security – A Summary of InfoSecurity Europe 2019

Walking around the floor of InfoSecurity Europe 2019, one key phrase was being repeated again and again; data-centric security. Increasingly, the way that vendors are helping IT teams to increase their security is through visibility into what is happening with their data. There is always a buzzword or a key phrase that vendors adopt en masse in events like these. Last year, predictably, that … [Read more...]

Why Data Security May Be More Important Than Endpoint Security

Disclaimer – the perfect overall security strategy will include endpoint security. I am in no means saying that endpoint security is worthless. However, in this article I will attempt to justify why I think it is far more beneficial to look at your security strategy from a data-centric standpoint. I believe that many organizations are still adopting old methods of data protection, believing that … [Read more...]

5 More PowerShell Commands to Better Manage Active Directory

Recently we published a blog about five key PowerShell commands that you need to help you better manage Active Directory. As this blog was so well received, we decided to do a follow up. If you want to read the original blog, then click here. Before We Begin Before you get started, you’re going to have to import Module Active Directory. Without importing the corresponding module into the … [Read more...]

5 PowerShell Commands to Better Manage Active Directory

PowerShell was developed so that IT operations and administrative tasks in operating systems like Active Directory could be drastically simplified and automated to save huge amounts of time and effort. PowerShell is able to integrate with services and applications to help administrators get complete control over the management of both clients and servers. With every new update of the underlying … [Read more...]