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Anthem's 80 million record data breach: interesting insights...

Our first large scale data breach of 2015 and its cause, according to Anthem President and CEO Joseph Swedish, is, “These attackers gained unauthorized access to Anthem’s IT systems…”. Just as with all of the largest data breaches that happened in 2014, this one involved some form of unauthorized access, whether it was through direct access or remotely controlled malware. This breach continues a three-year trend. Breaches in the medical/healthcare industry topped the ITRC 2014 Breach List, comprising 42.5 percent.[…]

Topics: LIFE AT EXABEAM, SECURITY

Fixing the stolen credentials problem means fixing "us" first [VIDEO]

Behind every big data breach headline there’s an attacker that has social engineered valid credentials out of someone. People often use the same password for their personal email as they do for their workplace and the various e-commerce sites they log into. If businesses expect to prevent attackers from leveraging valid credentials, they must first start with people taking more precautions with their passwords. I’m sure many of you have seen this, but no recent[…]

Topics: LIFE AT EXABEAM, SECURITY

Finding Cybercriminals with User Behavior Intelligence

On January 18, 2015, WJLA Channel 7’s Morris Jones, host of Washington DC’s Government Matters, interviewed Mark Seward, vice president of marketing at Exabeam, about attackers using valid credentials to infiltrate businesses and government agencies, and how to find them using user behavior intelligence and Stateful User Tracking™.  Today, attackers use valid credentials to access systems and navigate their way to valuable data, bypassing current security detections. User behavior intelligence supports a strategy of applying behavioral[…]

Topics: LIFE AT EXABEAM, SECURITY
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