What About Individual Users on ACL’s? by David Gibson

One question I received in response to our recent post about aligning windows security groups and automating entitlement reviews was, “If you’re using single-purpose security groups and managing them automatically with an automated solution like DataPrivilege®, why use groups at all? Why not just assign users directly to the ACL?” That’s a great question (even though…

Video How To: Transforming Chaotic Collaboration to Secure Collaboration

Use metadata to answer questions about data Remediate exposures (like the everyone group) Align data with data owners Involve data owners in data governance and perform entitlement reviews Monitor data use and alert on abuse

Version 5.6 of the Varonis Data Governance Suite® has been released

Version 5.6 of the Varonis® Data Governance Suite® has been officially released. Version 5.6 includes enhancements to DatAdvantage for Windows®, DataPrivilege®, and the IDU Classification Framework®, including: Share permissions visibility in DA/Windows Bulk upload of Data Owners Complete new look and feel for the DP user interface IDU Classification Framework® file results analysis from the DatAdvantage…

Permissions out of Control? Step One…Automation by Brian Vecci

Nowadays, IT administrators identify and repair access control issues in a fraction of the time that it takes to do manually with software automation (Varonis DatAdvantage). However, sometimes access control cleanup projects can be delayed by organizational politics or entrenched bureaucratic processes, sometimes permissions are so out of control that it can take a significant amount…