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Protect Your Data: Top Ten “Need to Know” Tips

With breaches happening on an almost daily basis, it’s critical to establish rules and processes to keep your data safe and secure.  The following tips, designed to help you start on the path towards data security, were inspired by the FTC‘s great security advice to businesses. Don’t Make Security an Afterthought Think before you collect. …

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DatAnywhere 2.5 is here

While we’ve been collecting interesting use cases for DatAnywhere, we’ve been busy behind the scenes making improvements and updates to your favorite enterprise file sync and share solution. We’re changing the way you use DatAnywhere –making it more intuitive to use whether you’re on mobile, desktop, or web.  Over the past few months we’ve released…

The Street Finds Its Own Uses For DatAnywhere

William Gibson, science fiction author of many a cyberpunk classic, wrote that “the street finds its own uses for things” – and while we’ve yet to hear of anyone using DatAnywhere to transfer files to an Artificial Intelligence in orbit, we’ve been collecting a new batch of interesting use cases of DatAnywhere to present to…

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Data in the Cloud – What You Need to Know

Everyone’s talking about the cloud – but what exactly is it?  Should you move your data to the cloud? How do you take advantage of the agility that the cloud offers, without putting your data at risk? Make sure you understand the basics of migrating and storing your data in the cloud:  the risks, rewards,…

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Lessons from OPM: Turning Security Inside Out With User Behavior Analytics

The US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) suffered a massive breach in early June. They publicly announced that the personally identifiable information or PII of over 4 million current and former government workers had likely been scooped up by hackers. Who done it? At this point, there’s some interesting speculation about the source of the…

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Light at End of Tunnel for EU Data Regulations

We’ve been posting about the EU’s new regulations for over two years, watching this slow train move in fits and starts. But the long strange journey may soon come to an end.  It’s now likely that the Data Protection Regulation (DPR) will be approved by the end of 2015 or early next year. Of course,…

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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Explaining Cards Against IT

In an effort to disrupt the smooth running systems of our customers, we recently launched our Cards Against IT project. Specifically designed to sap the productivity of IT staff and pit them against one another – the game has been a smashing success. However, efforts beyond the walls of IT have not fared so well….

SOFTWARE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Varonis Metadata Framework Voted 2015 Software Product of the Year

Today Varonis is thrilled to report that our Metadata Framework was voted “Software Product of the Year” for 2015 by the UK’s Network Computing magazine, which is the UK’s longest established magazine dedicated to network management. In its ninth year, the winners of its award program are determined by online voting open to the public – such…

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Three Mistakes Not to Make When Choosing an Enterprise File Sync and Share Product

In recent years the user experience of file sharing products has improved tremendously. It’s rare these days to see people and companies struggling with FTP and weird proprietary methods of trying to handle common tasks like sharing a file. But a simplified user experience comes at a price. It can cause people to underestimate the…