Category Archives: Enterprise Collaboration

Why Do Hackers Like My Personal Accounts?

By | Cloud Storage, Data Security, Enterprise Collaboration, Security | No Comments

In the wake of CISA, many cybersecurity experts have been touting the fatal flaw of the proposed bill not as privacy, but rather its inability to prevent attacks. A recent piece on The Intercept describes how many of the large attacks that occurred recently were a result of factors that CISA would not prevent, like inside jobs, out-of-date servers, weaknesses…

Read More

Venom Vulnerability Exposes Cloud Insecurities

By | Cloud Storage, Corporate Compliance, Data Security, Enterprise Collaboration, Facts About the Cloud, Information Technology | No Comments

When you store your data in the cloud, the reality is that it usually lives on a server within a massive data center made up of many servers. Each server generally hosts multiple virtual machines that act as separate environments for individual accounts, allowing the provider to store your data in a way that keeps it segregated from other people’s…

Read More

Key Takeaways from Verizon’s 2015 Data Breach Report

By | Data Security, Enterprise Collaboration, Information Technology | No Comments

The 2015 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, published since 2008, was released last month, and it details a thorough investigation of common data security threat patterns, as well as the effects of different kinds of data breaches in various industries. Called “the Data Breach Bible” by Tripwire, the report compiled the data of nearly 80,000 security incidents and more than…

Read More

How Secure Is Apple Pay on the Apple Watch?

By | Data Security, Enterprise Collaboration, Information Technology | No Comments

The Apple Watch is scheduled to ship on April 24th, and with a recent controversy over fraud on Apple’s mobile payment platform, people are asking tough questions about the security of their new smartwatch, especially about how it syncs with Apple Pay. (To learn more about how Apple Pay works – hint: tokenization – read this post.) Much like the…

Read More

Credit Unions Concerned, Unprepared for Insider Threats

By | Corporate Compliance, Data Security, Enterprise Collaboration, Information Technology | No Comments

AT&T just got the bill for its insider data breach, and it’s in the ballpark of a $25 million civil penalty settled in conjunction with the FCC. In 2013 and 2014, employees at call centers in Mexico, Colombia, and the Philippines used proprietary network information to gain unauthorized access to PII (personally identifiable information) for more than 275,000 customers and…

Read More

Is Apple Pay Just What Credit Unions Are Looking for?

By | Corporate Compliance, Data Security, Enterprise Collaboration | No Comments

Apple Pay now has around 90 banks and credit unions signed up to support Apple Pay in some way, and credit unions make up nearly half of that list. Credit Union Magazine attributes the high percentage to “the credit union movement’s commitment to remaining relevant and increasing its growth momentum.” In other words, credit unions have a mission to serve…

Read More

Data Breach Battle Brews Between Banks and Retailers

By | Data Security, Enterprise Collaboration | No Comments

Data breaches took center stage in 2014 for major corporations and banks alike, fueled by major occurrences with an unprecedented amount of media attention. As companies and consumers pick up the pieces, the conversation is shifting to how data is stored and processed, and who is to blame when a breach takes place. Retailers fighting back Recent reports from Independent…

Read More

Sony & the Intangible Costs of a Data Breach

By | Data Security, Enterprise Collaboration | No Comments

The recent breach of Sony’s email servers has resulted in countless private conversations being exposed to the media, stakeholders, and those orbiting the secretive world of Hollywood. The breach stands in stark contrast to popular media stories on consumer credit cards and stands as a testament to the less tangible costs of a data breach. Emails are leaked and relationships…

Read More

Top 5 Data Security Predictions for 2015

By | Corporate Compliance, Data Security, Enterprise Collaboration, Facts About the Cloud | No Comments

2014 is already being dubbed “the year of the data breach.” With more companies and records compromised than any time before, it has become apparent that the risks posed by the vast quantities of data we exchange every day are not being managed appropriately. 2015 is a new year and brings a new chance for data owners to dig deep…

Read More
Sound exciting? Try Arc for free now! Get Started