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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

Mandiant warns that a new threat actor is using backdoors to remain undetected for "an order of magnitude longer than the average dwell time of 21 days in 2021." [Read More]
Traceable AI, a startup building technology to reduce attack surfaces in APIs, has banked a new $60 million funding round that values the company at $450 million. [Read More]
Endpoint visibility technology vendor Fleet attracted $20 million in new funding at a valuation in the range of $100 million. [Read More]
Veza announces $110 million in funding from major venture firms and angel investors. [Read More]
Synopsys is expanding its reach into the cybersecurity business with plans to shell out $330 million to acquire White Hat security. [Read More]
In the first quarter of 2022, Group-IB security researchers identified over 91,000 publicly-facing databases. [Read More]
Enveil, an early-stage startup tackling the 'holy grail' of data encryption, has banked another $25 million in venture capital funding. [Read More]
German wind turbine giant Deutsche Windtechnik discloses disruptive ransomware compromise. [Read More]
Springtide Ventures leads a new $27 million investment in a startup providing web application client-side protection. [Read More]
Federal investigators say a cyber attack on Adaptive Health Integrations affected more than a half-million customers. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Data Protection

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Jim Gordon's picture
Individuals and security professionals should have a 360 mindset and know the actions needed to take in the pursuit of data protection and the preservation of privacy.
Alastair Paterson's picture
If it takes a whole village to raise a child, it takes a whole community of vendors and business partners to build a secure data environment.
Ellison Anne Williams's picture
Data in Use has become a point of least resistance for an attacker. There is a major industry need to recognize this lapse and close the gap in data security by protecting data while it is being used.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
DLP has always been tricky to deploy and enforce, and most CISOs can freely regale stories of DLP promises and their subsequent failures.
Ellison Anne Williams's picture
Data protection schemes must recognize and secure data as it exists at all points in the processing lifecycle, whether at rest, in transit, or in use.
Torsten George's picture
By implementing the core pillars of GDPR, organizations can assure they meet the mandate’s requirements while strengthening their cyber security posture.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Failure to implement basic cybersecurity hygiene practices will leave retailers vulnerable to damage and fines during a lucrative time for their businesses.
Travis Greene's picture
While GDPR doesn’t require encryption, there are four mentions of encryption in GDPR that provide real incentives for organizations to use encryption.
Preston Hogue's picture
Security teams should think about how company data might connect with data from other organizations or industries and how those combined data sets could be triangulated into a larger picture that ultimately puts you at risk.
Bradon Rogers's picture
While a contract, distributed, partner-oriented workforce and supply chain can create serious risks to your organization, careful implementation of visibility and data protection strategies can help you mitigate many of the risks.