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Firewalls Not Preventing Data Breaches? Try a Dose of Least Privilege by

An article was published last month indicating a malware-infected computer at Connecticut College was the cause of the breach of 18,000 social security numbers of teachers, employees, and student workers. According to the report, “a computer in the CCSU business office was infected in December, and sat on the system for eight days before it …

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Least Privilege Can Help Solve IT Negligence

The Ponemon Institute along with Trend Micro recently surveyed more than 700 ITenterprise security professionals on the subject of the human factor in data breaches. According to the survey, 78 percent of respondents have experienced a data breach as a result of negligent or malicious employees or other insiders. This doesn’t surprise us here at …

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Identity Management is Best in Enterprise Security

I think we’re all familiar with the concept of “good, better, best.” This theory allows us to measure how our actions rank against whatever end goal we may have established. In order to achieve our goals, we have to be sure our choices and our actions are “best,” as settling for “good” or “better” could …

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Granular Control is Gold

I you haven’t noticed, there are some things in our enterprises that we just can’t afford to leave generic. Certain things need to be fine-tuned and customized in ensure the success (and security) of each individual company. One of these is the level of privilege each user has. You need to be able to define how …

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