ESG Cites Varonis DatAnywhere in New “Secure Enterprise Collaboration and File Sharing” Brief

Today the renowned IT research firm Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) published a brief detailing how Varonis DatAnywhere is removing the tension between employee mobility and heightened security risks – two of the most important and often conflicting challenges faced by IT executives. You can download a copy of the ESG brief for free here. If…

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Good News from Our Varonis Connect Attendees

Between April and late May, we held 15 Varonis Connect events across the North America and Europe. The meetings brought together a wide range of Varonis’ rapidly expanding base of customers across all industries, to learn about best practices and use cases for how to utilize Varonis solutions from each other and from Varonis experts….

We’re on Our Way to Common Criteria EAL-2 Certification

Today Varonis announced that we’ve achieved “In Evaluation” status in the Common Criteria EAL-2 Certification process. The “In Evaluation” status means that government agencies and other organizations requiring the Common Criteria EAL-2 certification can begin to consider our software for purchase. Common Criteria evaluation of security products is mandated for commercial information security products purchased…

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SC Magazine Gives Varonis Five Stars in Data Classification and DLP Product Spotlight

This week we were thrilled to find out that SC Magazine – the longest-running and most widely distributed information security magazine in the world – has given Varonis a five-star review in its Data Classification and DLP Product Spotlight. Published online and in the June issue of SC Magazine, the feature reviews a number of…

Forrester’s Wake-Up Call to Companies

Hey, we’ve received another shout out from the research community. Forrester, one of the most influential IT research and advisory firms in the world, has mentioned us in “Wake-Up Call: Poorly Managed Employee Access Rights Are a Breach Waiting to Happen (Merritt Maxim, April 28, 2015).” In the report, Forrester has noted a significant trend…

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Beck’s Hybrids Reaps Greater Control of Company Data With Varonis DatAnywhere

Beck’s Hybrids, the largest family-owned, retail seed company in the United States, found itself faced with a dilemma as employee use of public cloud sharing solutions to collaborate and share documents began growing like a field of weeds. The company’s Systems Engineer Jeremy Hunt understood the business benefits of digital collaboration but was not comfortable…

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Loyola University Maryland Masters Data Security with Varonis

Loyola University Maryland, a leading private, Jesuit university, feared the possibility of falling victim to a fate that other major universities around them had experienced: a major data breach. In the months following the early 2014 attack on a major university nearby, Loyola’s CIO, Louise Finn, proactively explored various solutions that could mitigate risk in…

US Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Companies Are Vulnerable

A recent survey conducted by the Ponemon Institute suggests that more than half of U.S. healthcare and pharmaceutical employees believe that their organizations do not place a high priority on the protection of sensitive data. Commissioned by Varonis, the Ponemon survey looked at internal security risks as seen by IT employees. When examining the results…

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Ponemon Study Shows Enterprise Data at Risk

What do over 2000 IT staff and end users have to say about internal security risks in their workplaces? A lot. For starters, over 75% say their organizations can’t track lost files or data, and 80% told us that a least-privilege model is not enforced! Find out the rest below in a Ponemon Study sponsored…

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How to Detect and Clean CryptoLocker Infections

CryptoLocker is by now a well known piece of malware that can be especially damaging for any data-driven organization. Once the code has been executed, it encrypts files on desktops and network shares and “holds them for ransom”, prompting any user that tries to open the file to pay a fee to decrypt them. For…