Gartner Includes DatAnywhere in its 2015 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing

We are pleased to report that DatAnywhere, our secure file sync & share solution, has been chosen as one of only 16 products included in Gartner’s new 2015 Magic Quadrant for EFSS. After a little more than two years since it was first announced, DatAnywhere has gained enough traction with customers to be considered a…

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Her Majesty’s Five Essential Security Controls

The United Kingdom’s GCHQ, their NSA-like organization, has its 10 Steps to Cyber Security. We hear from our friends across the pond that it’s proven to be very popular. These tips from her Majesty’s security service point out general areas where organizations need to focus their security efforts. Are you now asking yourself whether there…

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The IP Theft Puzzle, Part I: Insider Entitlement

Earlier this year, the Metadata Era explored some of Carnegie Mellon University’s Computer Emergency Response Team’s (CMU CERT) research on insider threats. To refresh memories, CMU researchers found that motivations for insider actions roughly fell into three categories: financial, sabotage, and Intellectual Property or IP theft. The last one, IP theft, turns out to have…

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Will the EU’s Data Protection Regulation Apply to Me?

One of the more complex issues that will have to be resolved with the new Data Protection Regulation (DPR) is what’s being called “extraterritoriality.” As proposed by EU Parliament, the DPR will apply to any data transferred outside the EU zone. So under these new rules, if a US company collects data from EU citizens,…

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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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What is User Behavior Analytics?

There’s nothing new in using analytics in data protection or breach prevention. Firewalls, for example, analyze packet contents and other metadata, such as IP addresses, to detect and block attackers from gaining entry. And anti-virus software is constantly scanning file systems for malware by looking for bits of code and other signs that a file…

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Varonis Now Available on U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity Contract

Today we’re pleased to report that with the help of Technica Corporation, one of our solutions partners in the federal government space, Varonis software has been added to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and GSA’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) and Continuous Monitoring as a Service (CMaaS) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). The DHS/GSA CDM-CMaaS BPA…

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IT Security Pros Aren’t Surprised End Users Have Access to More Company Data Than Necessary

We recently surveyed IT professionals at Infosecurity Europe in London and RSA Conference in San Francisco to get their thoughts on the findings of a Ponemon Institute study about internal data security risks in the workplace. You might be surprised that employees regularly have access to data that they shouldn’t have and for companies to…

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Point of View: User Behavior Analytics and Varonis [White Paper]

User Behavior Analytics, or UBA, has suddenly entered the security conversation. Security folks are talking about it. Analysts are talking about it. It’s in the news. It’s a good conversation to have, and at Varonis, we’re glad it’s finally receiving the attention it deserves. We knew ten years ago that to really understand and govern…

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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…

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