How to achieve SaaS security

According to recent research, 89% of companies use SaaS applications. This is hardly surprising, considering the benefits of SaaS like increased mobility, efficiency, and perceived security. However, just because your data is on the cloud doesn't mean it's secure. Businesses are increasingly facing data leaks and other forms of cyber threats associated with SaaS applications.

How to secure your enterprise's roaming users

With remote working becoming an increasingly popular trend among workers, enterprises are feeling the need to implement strict policies to secure their data and applications. However, despite devising strict and detailed policies for the use of personal mobile devices, enterprise cybersecurity teams are often let down by firewall solutions that fail to enforce their security policies across a variety of devices and networks(like public Wi-Fi hotspots). As a result, they are vulnerable to data leaks through the devices carried by their roaming users.

Overcoming cloud security challenges

Enterprises usually adopt a cloud strategy to maximize their business efficiency. Having multiple cloud services also allows them to distribute the risk associated with having a single cloud application provider. Due to the presence of different servers, they can avoid DoS or DDoS attacks...

Prevent BEC attacks with enhanced Email Security

Business Email Compromise, commonly known as BEC attacks, are among the biggest email security threats faced by enterprises. The most popular case of BEC that comes to mind is the one that happened to the Indian subsidiary of an Italy-based multinational organization Maire Tecnimont, earlier this year. The massive BEC scam led to a loss of USD 18.6 million at the hands of a group of Chinese hackers!

Frequent connectivity failures can be costly. Prevent them with Multi-Wan management

Whatever your industry, product, or service may be, there are a few basic necessities that your business can't do without. Chief among these necessities are people, money, and a working internet connection. Regardless of whether you own a local brick-and-mortar establishment or an international billion-dollar enterprise, you need to be connected to the internet to communicate with your customers, employees, and partners.

How enterprises can shield themselves from rising DDoS attacks

Regardless of the nature of your business, you most likely depend on constant connectivity to the internet for a majority of your business processes. That’s why cybercriminals are increasingly targeting businesses’ access to the internet and other critical services as a way of causing damage. And in the cyberattackers’ arsenal, DDoS attacks are among the most popular weapon. DDoS attacks saw an 84% rise in the first quarter of this year......

Have you identified all your cybersecurity risks yet?

Every aspect of running an enterprise involves some degree of risk. Be it an investment, an operation, a plan, or a decision, there is always a possibility of something going wrong, leading to losses. And the sustainability and success of businesses are often predicated upon their ability to manage these risks. Among the many risks that businesses face, those associated with their IT systems, data, networks, and communications, i.e., cybersecurity risks are gaining increasing importance among business leaders.

Why a Wi-Fi password is not enough to secure your network

A decade or two ago, if you asked a business owner what the basic needs of their business were, you’ll be more likely to receive answers like capital, people, resources, and so on. If you ask the same question to a business owner today, this list of needs will include ‘the internet’. Whether we realize it or not, connectivity to the internet has become an integral part of business today.

 

Risks of shadow IT and how to eliminate them

The larger an enterprise gets, the harder it becomes for the IT department to monitor all the devices and applications being used by the employees. This may especially be the case if the enterprise has a BYOD culture, which most modern-day organizations have. And many of them are devices and applications used by employees may not be approved or issued by the IT team, and hence may elude their awareness.

What enterprises must know about India’s new personal data protection bill

The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 is an act proposed to the Indian government which, if passed, will redefine the way Indian enterprises gather, handle, and use their customers’ and employees’ personal information. The bill requires businesses to adopt reasonable policies, practices, and measures for handling personal information to avoid data leaks and breach of privacy.