Editorial Summary :

This year’s Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) offered no surprises . Financial or personal gain still is the leading reason for breaches, and this means personal information and credentials are main marks for exfiltration . Criminals love credentials, because as long as the credentials are valid, the system would allow the user to enter — a perfect disguise . With many companies migrating to cloud, credentials will become more ubiquitous as a method to access resources . Growing use of cloud corporate applications also means more sharing of credentials over non-secure channels e.g. communications and ticketing . The right process to cover all data exposure is key before figuring out the tools needed . The first thing to do is to discover all data sources in your company . The next step is to classify your data into the ones that are sensitive . This determination would allow you to know which databases to prioritize and monitor . When sensitive data is discovered, a strong and tight process will be required to ensure that the data is properly tracked, permissioned, access revoked, deleted etc. This means having the right tools to perform remediation at scale, and to verify that the remediation has happened . Borneo is a data security platform to ensure your customers’ and employees’ sensitive information are properly secured . Verizon’s DBIR 2022 has provided us with new insights that we are happy to share with readers and customers to help you understand the data security trends, so that you can know what needs to be done to secure your data assets from leaks and breaches . We hope to share more of such insights in the future . To learn more about Borneon, do Request a demo with us, or drop us an email at sales@borneo.io .

Key Highlights :

  • Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) released by Covid, reveals the number of breaches in the industry .
  • The right process to cover all data exposure is key before figuring out the tools needed .
  • Discovering all data sources in your company is the first step .
  • Classify your data into the ones that are sensitive, and the ones not .
  • Borneo is a data security platform to ensure your customers’ and employees’ sensitive information are properly secured .

The editorial is based on the content sourced from medium.com

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