Read: "The Hidden Truth Behind Shadow IT: Six Trends Impacting Your Security Posture" report to learn more about how employees are circumventing company policy and deploying unauthorized SaaS applications.
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Is something dangerous lurking in the shadows of your organization? That’s the question we sought to answer by commissioning Stratecast to research the use of unauthorized Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications in the workplace. The findings revealed that widespread risk for companies is originating from the use of unauthorized apps within the workplace. According to the study, […]
We’re now past Black Friday, Small business Saturday and Cyber Monday- and we are all experiencing the increased velocity heading toward the final days of 2013. Even though deals and steals are the mainstay of larger retailers, small businesses are not fully on board with these tactics. Eighty-two percent of small merchants find loyal customers […]
One of PCI’s goals is to make sure data security is taken seriously and they are encouraging merchants to incorporate it into ‘business as usual’ practices. Some of the areas where additional clarification was given are what I categorize as managing risk, vulnerabilities and changes. PCI-DSS should not be a check the box, or ‘Simon […]
At the 2013 RSA Security Conference, Scott Taschler, Systems Engineer at McAfee, helped sum up the McAfee ESM experience: fast, efficient, and easy to use. McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) delivers fast, intelligent, and accurate SIEM and log management on all systems, networks databases, and applications. McAfee ESM stands out thanks to its tight integration […]
Look around your office. Flip through your business contact list. Chances are that four out of five of your colleagues are violating company IT rules. This startling revelation comes from a recent Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) survey conducted by Stratecast and sponsored by McAfee. The survey set out to examine “shadow IT,” defined as employees’ use of […]