Windows 10’s Security Reboot, Part II: More on Authentication

A good part of Windows 10’s security improvements center on basic changes to the way users and software prove their identities. No, that wasn’t a mistake in the last sentence. Software, like, people, also can have an identity and be required to show they’re the apps they say they are. The underlying technology is well…

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How Varonis Helps with NIST

In 2013 the President directed the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to develop a framework for reducing cyber risks to critical infrastructure.  And on February 12, 2014, NIST released the first version of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. The prioritized, flexible, repeatable, and cost-effective approach of the Framework helps owners and…

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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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