Windows 10’s Security Reboot, Part I: Authentication

There’s incredible excitement about the Windows 10 release. If you completely quantum leap over Windows 9, you’d expect big things. In December, I was talking with NYU-Poly’s Professor Justin Cappos. He’s a security expert and had nothing but high praise for Microsoft’s security group. But he added their cutting-edge research doesn’t necessarily make it into…

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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 Varonis Helps With ITAR Compliance

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) mandates that access to physical materials or technical data related to defense and military technologies is restricted to US citizens only. According to the US government, anything on the U.S. Munitions List falls under ITAR. Besides rocket launchers, torpedoes, and other military hardware, the list also restricts the plans, diagrams,…

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CRN Honors Varonis for Our Commitment to the Channel

I’m happy to report that today CRN magazine recognized Varonis for our commitment to driving channel partner success by naming me and Jim O’Boyle to its prestigious list of 2015 Channel Chiefs. It’s truly an honor for us to be listed amongst a group of channel executives selected by CRN’s editorial team who are being…

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Timely Cybercrime Analysis from FINRA

Hackers stealing passwords, credit card and social security numbers, and health insurance IDs can lead to significant dollar losses. But let’s think the unthinkable: hackers getting access to our retirement, 401(k), and brokerage accounts. Of course, that’s where the real money is. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), an independent watchdog group, recently published a…

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How Varonis Helps with Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Outlined in the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), United States federal agencies are required to give individuals the right to access public information. To learn how Varonis solutions can help control how United States federal agencies make public information available, read our new How Varonis Helps with Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) compliance brief.

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What’s New in 6.0.80

We’re rolling out new updates and features to some of your favorite Varonis products this week with the release of 6.0.80 for DatAdvantage and DataPrivilege, which will be GA by the end of Q1.  What does that mean for you? Enhancements to both DatAdvantage and DataPrivilege, and IDU Classification Framework compatibility for UNIX/Linux. IDU Classification…

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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…

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Remote Wipe: An essential feature of Enterprise File Sync and Share

Despite being lost to the annals of history, I am confident that shortly after the first executive used a Blackberry to check her email while on the go, an equally auspicious event occurred: an executive forgot her Blackberry on the table at the restaurant where they just ate lunch. This unfortunate, but inevitable event was…

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