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Security

Special Announcement: Atakama Releases Encrypted File Transfer

Atakama has released its newest feature, Encrypted File Transfer, which allows users to send encrypted files to third parties! Emailing files to third parties is essential for every business. But

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Security

Phishing: Not Just One Kind Of Attack

Phishing attacks utilize a wide range of ever-evolving techniques to steal data, from impersonating companies and executives to targeting and duping unsuspecting employees. This useful explainer

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Security

How to Eliminate Your Company's Cloud Security Exposure Risks

Data breaches, insider threats, inadequate cloud security, and misconfiguration represent just several ways in which network intrusions occur. CISOs and IT professionals work diligently to prevent

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Eliminate the Threat of Exfiltrative Extortive Ransomware

In its initial iteration, ransomware used encryption to lock down a victim’s data and extended the “courtesy” of notifying victims that an exploit has occurred and demanded payment in exchange for

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Go Beyond the Limitations of Multi-Factor Authentication to Protect Your Data

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) was built on the construct of checking your credentials in a way unique to you with something only you know, something only you have and something only you are. On

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Security

Atakama’s File Encryption Will Prevent Ransomware Exfiltration Threats

Ransomware attacks today look a lot different than in the recent past. They have expanded in magnitude, frequency, and severity. Past attacks were much smaller in scope and significantly less

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Encryption

Marrying Threshold Cryptography with Encryption Keys: Why?

Threshold cryptography exists in obscurity relative to more widely exposed concepts in security: encryption, digital signatures and certificates, for example. Although academic cryptography experts

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Security

The New Normal and New Security Challenges Created by the Work From Home Model

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Security

Identity and Access Management: Good for Cybersecurity, Not So Much for Information Security

Let’s begin with the premise that cybersecurity and information security are not the same thing:

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Security

Render Zero-Day Attacks Useless on Your Network

Without fail, the daily headlines feature an organization suffering a security breach or a software vendor informing the public about vulnerabilities in their product. But perhaps the most

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Security

4 Root Causes of Data Breaches

Recent studies from the Ponemon Institute and IBM have found that the cost of a data breach for enterprises has increased 6.4% to $3.86 million per event. Meanwhile, the average cost of a data breach

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Security

How Doxxing Can Impact Your Organization

Reaching beyond the infosec community, one of the most publicized incidents of the past decade was the 2014 doxxing of Sony Pictures. Ostensibly, the attack was ordered by North Korean leader Kim

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