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Digital Transformation and Pitfalls

A seamless digital transformation tops any modern organizations’ mid to long-term vision. The benefits are too many. Moving away from legacy business approach to digital business approach enhances business agility and efficiency. The Return on Investments (ROI) might increase as digital technologies enable to market products and services faster at lower costs. Nevertheless, it is equally true that building a digital ecosystem is like constructing a house of cards. One blip and the whole structure would collapse. Indeed, and this is not a hypothesis. Did you know that digital transformations face several hindrances? Several studies indicate that around 70% of [...]

Posted On | 27-08-2021
Privileged Accounts, Data Breach

How malicious activities around privileged accounts go undetected?

Structuring IT infrastructure in multiple layers of devices and applications brings many benefits. As we discussed earlier, multiple layers of devices allow flexibility in managing vendors and streamlines operations as firm can assign separate teams for overseeing each layer. Likewise, it helps in averting total system breakdown as there is no single point of failure. Nevertheless, each installation increases administrative logins, root accounts in shared file system and network layers, including the privilege service and process accounts on the application and database layers. In a nutshell, it leads to a multitude of systems that need constant monitoring against malicious actors. [...]

Posted On | 17-02-2017
Privileged Accounts, Data Breach

Rising cyber thefts underscore banks’ fragile online defenses

Typically, a bank’s customers throng in front of its gates when they fear that their hard-earned money might get disappeared due to financial institution’s irregularities. On so many occasions, as recently as the EU debt crisis, we saw vexed faces queuing up in front of banks, concerned over possible insolvency. But in today’s environment, where banks increasingly conduct operations through computer networks, panic-laden customers can rush towards banks if they believe that their deposits are not safe due to fragile online defenses. Indeed, UK-based Tesco bank became the latest target of high-tech cyber criminals, a few days ago. Thousands of [...]

Posted On | 09-11-2016
Privileged Accounts, Data Breach

Cost of a Data Breach: Losing Trust, Reputation & Productivity

Malicious insider yet again played a key role behind a data breach. Last month a well-known British accounting Software firm suffered a security breach after one of its employees got hold of the customer information using an internal login. By gaining unauthorized access to a privileged account, the fraudster in early thirties, compromised the personal details and bank account information for workforces of more than 200 UK firms. Following the incident, the company’s shares took a beating, although it recovered gradually. But more than the valuation such incidents hurt organizations’ reputation in the market. More worryingly, legal implications could make such [...]

Posted On | 07-09-2016
Privileged Accounts, Data Breach

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