Please Take Our Domain Migration and Consolidation Survey

This survey will take you less than 60 seconds and you will have a chance to win $100! Domain migrations and consolidations projects are complex, time-consuming, and often turn into bottlenecks for other mission critical IT initiatives. The Varonis software suite can ease the pain of these migrations by using automation to assist with planning…

Lost in the Cloud – Are Businesses Really in Control of Their Data?

Managing and protecting corporate data is a major challenge. As the technology evolves, so must our data protection strategies. Unfortunately, as our March 2012 report on “The State of Data Protection” revealed, most organizations aren’t confident about their data protection practices: 80% of respondents said that they store data belonging to customers, vendors, and other…

Case Study: NBC Holdings

NBC Holdings (Pty) Ltd (NBC) is the first black-owned and managed employee benefits company in South Africa. Today NBC is a leading force in the South African employee benefits arena, providing a comprehensive range of employee benefits products and services to 120 registered pension and provident funds, representing the retirement fund savings of more than…

Varonis 2012 User Forums – Thank You!

To our user group attendees, We’d like to thank our customers for joining us at our spring 2012 User Forums. Varonis held events in New York, Boston, London, Paris, Luxembourg, and Geneva to share product updates, roadmap plans, and most importantly, to hear from you. It was a real treat for us to get to…

Data Classification Tips – Finding Legal Data

In our previous post, we introduced 4 regular expressions that help us locate credit card numbers.  Today, we’ve got a few more handy RegExes for your data classification library. This time we’re targeting legal data. Find “All Rights Reserved” NOT near your company name Regular expression: \b(?!all rights reserved\W+(?:\w+\W+){1,10}?acme)all rights reserved\b Use case: you want…

Why Organizational File Sharing Infrastructure Must Provide the Cloud Experience

“The Infrastructure Must Adapt to the New Experience” –Yaki Faitelson Public cloud file shares make digital collaboration easy for consumers, but they are very risky for organizations. To protect the investment organizations have already made in their internal file sharing infrastructure—and to truly protect their data—the infrastructures must be extended. Organizations must be able to…

Dropbox Alternative: Are You Searching for One?

So were we. We wanted to sync with our existing file shares and NAS devices as easily as we could with storage in the cloud, but no one seemed to provide a solution that was just right— where we could use only our existing storage, authenticate with Active Directory, and keep our permissions intact. We…

The Dropbox Explosion: How to Get Control of File Sync Services

Cloud-based, file synchronization services like Dropbox, Sugarsync, and Google Drive have exploded over the past few years. While these platforms are compelling for consumers, they can be unsettling for organizations because of the new data protection and management ramifications they carry. Based on Gartner’s assessment that “Huge Amounts of Proprietary and Regulated Data Are Leaking…

DatAnywhere Turns File Shares Into Secure Corporate Dropboxes

I love Dropbox for my personal data.  It’s so easy and convenient to sync data between people and devices.  I have a folder, I put stuff in it, and it syncs.  Simple.  It’s no wonder file synchronization services in the public cloud are immensely popular among consumers.  But what about businesses? Corporate users have had…

New Case Study: Western Precooling

Western Precooling was founded in 1942. For nearly 70 years it has been the partner of choice for growers and shippers to get fresh, healthy produce from the field to their customers. Western Precooling wanted to eliminate possible security concerns due to folders open to global access groups like “Everyone” and “Domain Users.”  These folders…