June 23 2021 Latest Industry Data Risk Report from Concentric Shows 450 Percent Increase in Oversharing of Sensitive Documents Over the Past Year
April 5 2021 Concentric Named SC Media 2021 Excellence Award Finalist for Rookie Security Company of the Year
March 28 2021 Concentric Named Winner of Business Intelligence Group’s 2021 Artificial Intelligence Excellence Award
Feb 11 2021 Concentric Extends Industry’s Most Comprehensive Zero Trust Data Access Governance Solution With Unique User-Oriented View Into Risk and Activity
Nov 12 2020 Concentric Resolves Unaddressed Data Security Threats with Industry’s First AI-based Data Access Governance Solution
Oct 21 2020 Concentric Semantic Intelligence Earns 2020 Cloud Computing Excellence Award for Innovative Cloud Security Solution
July 14 2020 Concentric Extends Data Protection Coverage Across Widening Range of Industries and Functions with Launch of MIND Deep Learning-as-a-Service Data Security Solution
June 16 2020 Concentric welcomes Heidi Shey, Forrester Research to Provide Best Practices for Risk Mitigation, Data Governance and Compliance and Privacy
June 11 2020 Concentric releases Q2 2020 Data Risk Report, showing sharp increase in oversharing of sensitive documents during transition to work-from-home
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Massive Data Breach Exposes Intel’s Intellectual Property for Its Flagship CPUs and SpaceX Sensors
Oct 1, 2020
Another example of a data breach involving intellectual property and an insider
Industry leaders , including Concentric's Madhu Shashanka argue for the need to embed ethics in AI and what entails
The Last Watchdog
Aug 27, 2020
Byron Acohido from Last Watchdog gathered thoughts from industry leaders on the implications of AI and societal implications. His conclusion - Those in power fully recognize how AI can be leveraged to preserve status-quo political and economic systems, with all of its built-in flaws, more or less intact. Conversely, consumer advocates and diversity experts can see how AI could be utilized to redistribute political power more equitably, and in doing so, recalibrate society – including blunting systemic racism.
The CISO Current Report, Q2 2020
YL Ventures Staff
The CISO Current
Jun 30, 2020
Highlighting the industry need for more accurate and effective data categorization, the report notes that "of those that cited data exfiltration as their main concern, 47% stated that it will remain so as long as remote work continues at its current scale."
Six need-to-know takeaways from the Verizon breach report
May 19, 2020
Bradley Barth, Senior Reporter from SCMagazine publishes his 6 essential takeways from the 2020 Verison databreach investigations report. This report analyses real world findings to publish the causes of data breaches, trends and the primary risk factors that enterprises need to concern themselves with to mitigate and prevent data loss. Bradley distils the 78 page report into 6 findings that every IT security practitioner must take away from it
Work from home, phase 2: What comes next for security?
Apr 16, 2020
Phase 1 was all about employee access, network communications confidentiality/integrity, and basic endpoint security. The next phases will move quickly from risk assessment to mitigation.
Insider Threat - Blast Radius Perspective
Phil Venables blog
Oct 10, 2020
The always insightful Phil Venables on how to think about insider threats and the risk blast radius. Interesting perspective on privileged access and how to think about reducing blast radius from potentially anomalous events
COVID-19 is shattering cyberattack records
Samantha Ann Schwartz
Aug 12, 2020
Eight months since the pandemic reached the United States, malicious actors are leveraging the U.S.'s uncoordinated national response to the pandemic to craft cyberattacks.
Karthik Krishnan Weighs in on Twitter Hack
Byron V. Acohido
The Last Watchdog
Jul 20, 2020
Last Watchdog gathered observations from a roundtable of cybersecurity thought leaders. The hackers insinuated their way deep into Twitter’s internal system. They were able to get into a position from which they could access some 350 million Twitter accounts, including numerous accounts of the rich and famous.
Pandemic Fallout Creates Perfect Conditions For Insider Threat
Jun 16, 2020
Organizations around the world have moved quickly to deal with COVID-19, sending users to work from home, reducing staff, and taking other cost-control actions. While these steps are necessary, they combine to create ideal conditions for insider threat.
FBI Official Says Cyber Crime Reports Quadrupled during COVID-19 Pandemic
Jun 30, 2020
Speaking in an online panel last week, FBI Deputy Assistant Director Tonya Ugoretz said the number of cyber crime reports received by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has quadrupled compared to months before the pandemic.
Pandemic Fallout Creates Perfect Conditions for Insider Threat
Apr 15, 2020