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Making the employee data shift from work to home

As companies quickly turn employees from office workers to work at home employees, there becomes a higher risk of data loss.  Understand what users do from when they login to when they log out is the only solution to ensure the safety of your network data. The ability to protect against and detect an insider threat (Theft, fraud, data breach) becomes even more critical to the company’s data when employees work from home. Companies that are dealing with regulatory compliances have a greater need to provide proof that data has been properly utilized and not compromised.   IT & HR policies do not have a bias towards the office, and having real-time 24/7 electronic enforcement is the only safeguard to [...]

March 20th, 2020|

Everyone knows, pick four is a lottery game!

However, Cybercriminals know pick four as a 4 natural access point to breach your network. For them, it is like winning the lottery. To your employees, the pick 4 are 4 ways in which they do their jobs. Send an email with an attachment, upload files to a browser, removable drives, and printers. Many small to middle-market companies are unnecessarily exposing themselves every day to a potential breach because of these four leak points. Think about phishing just for a moment, how many times have you heard or read a story about someone clicking on a link? Employees that have access to the web, clicking around on social media sites, copying files to Google [...]

March 2nd, 2020|

What you now need to know if your company has a DoD contract?

CMMC / DFARS 7012 / NIST 800-171 What you now need to know if your company has a DoD contract? If it does, you need some level of certification. The new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) will require that 100% of all DoD contractors/suppliers achieve some level of 3rd party certification related to what is specified in their contracts. Once the CMMC goes into effect, self-attestation will no longer be sufficient to bid on DoD contracts, and it will affect all companies doing business in the defense supply chain regardless of the type of business. Start your certification by getting data compliant using Armarius Software’s affordable solution that installs easily across your company in 30 minutes or less. Manage [...]

February 28th, 2020|

Press Release

An employee's self-interest is the most common data breach in a Merger and Acquisitions Providing proof that your I.P. and sensitive data has not been breached or compromised by employees will become the new requirement to close the deal. Press release Warrenville, Illinois, January 24, 2020 - The fear of the unknown encourages employees to take data.  Everything from vendor files, pricing, customer list, drawings, formulas, and intellectual property is at risk and more. There is no hierarchy as to whom or when. More than half of the employees who left or lost their jobs in the last 12 months kept confidential corporate data, and 40 percent plan to use it in their new position. Quest research found 90% of [...]

January 24th, 2020|

5 Ways for Merging Companies to Ensure and Increase Endpoint Security

Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are great ways to accelerate growth in industries, but they also pose a huge challenge, with increasing risks in cybersecurity rearing its ugly head. Businesses see cybersecurity issues as major flashpoints in hampering a deal or decreasing its value. Cybersecurity experts agree, and a huge part of this is endpoint security. A cybersecurity risk survey on M&As found that 63% of IT decision-makers surveyed agreed that there is a wide range of cybersecurity risks for mergers. More than half of them note that during any M&A, they find Internet of Things and operational technology devices unaccounted for before the integration. The staggering amount of data put at risk by these endpoint security issues can not only [...]

January 21st, 2020|

Do you really need to manage your endpoints?

Over 50 % of data compromise is coming from your users! It is becoming one of the most significant threats to small and medium-sized businesses today. More, than half of all enterprise data now lives on endpoints, beyond traditional visibility and security tools centered on a network drive or central server. Human error accounts for over 32 % of sensitive data that mistakenly gets sent out. Another 39 % is done with malicious intent by disgruntled employees. Half of the employees who left or lost their jobs in the last 12 months kept confidential corporate data, according to IT BUSINESS EDGE, and 40 % plan to use it in their new jobs. The results show that everyday employees' attitudes and [...]

October 7th, 2019|